n (pl zeros or , zeroes)
- 1.1 (number) cero (m) the temperature fell below zero la temperatura bajó de los cero grados it's 3 degrees below zero hace tres grados bajo cero visibility is down to zero la visibilidad es nula your chances of winning are zero no tienes ninguna posibilidad de ganar, tus posibilidades de ganar son nulas (before n) zero hour hora (f) cero zero option opción (f) cero 1.2 (person) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] as a leader he's a total zero como dirigente or líder es un inútil
Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.
- 1.1 cero (adj inv) zero degrees centigrade cero grados centígrados zero gravity/visibility gravedad (f)/visibilidad (f) nula zero growth crecimiento (m) cero 1.2 [colloquial/familiar] you'll get zero help from him no te va a ayudar para nada her understanding of the subject is zero no tiene ni la más remota idea del tema
vt (zeroes, zeroing, zeroed)
- 1.1 [weapon/rifle] ajustar la mira de 1.2 (set at zero) [instrument/meter] poner* en or a ceroMore example sentences
- Once it was zeroed the point of impact remained constant.
- Pressure transducers were zeroed when each patient was admitted to the study per the manufacturer's instructions.
- The third and fourth settings on the digital timer should still have been zeroed, just as when the feeder was set originally.