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1. Zero, especially when written as a numeral to indicate that no points have been scored.
2. A swelling or lump, especially one caused by being struck.
the numeral zero, esp. as a score in a game.
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|Noun||1.||goose egg - a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"|
relative quantity - a quantity relative to some purpose
nihil - (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ); "nihil habet"