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American English: /ˈzɪroʊ/
, /ˈziˌroʊ/
British English: /ˈzɪərəʊ/

Translation of zero in Spanish:

noun plural zeros or zeroes

  • 1.1 (number) the temperature fell below zero
    la temperatura bajó de los cero grados
    it's 3 degrees below zero 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
    1.2 (person) (American English) [colloquial]as a leader he's a total zero
    como dirigente or líder es un inútil


  • 1.1 zero degrees centigrade
    cero grados centígrados
    zero gravity/visibility
    gravedad (feminine) /visibilidad (feminine) nula
    zero growth
    1.2 [colloquial]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

transitive verb zeroes, zeroing, zeroed

  • 1.1
    ajustar la mira de
    1.2 (set at zero)
    poner en or a cero
    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.

Phrasal verbs

zero in on

verb + adverb + preposition + object
apuntarle directamente a
centrarse en
concentrar la atención en or sobre

Definition of zero in:

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    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.