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cero-

(word root) wax
Examples of words with the root cero-: cerography
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ce·ro

 (sîr′ō, sĕr′ō)
n. pl. ce·ros or cero
An edible fish (Scomberomorus regalis) of western Atlantic waters, having silvery sides and a dark-blue back.

[Alteration of Spanish sierra, saw, fish of the genus Scomberomorus (from the two lines of small fins, resembling the teeth of a saw, that run between the fish's dorsal and anal fins and its tail ); see sierra.]
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cero

(ˈsɪərəʊ; ˈsɪrəʊ)
n, pl -ro or -ros
1. (Animals) a large spiny-finned food fish, Scomberomorus regalis, of warm American coastal regions of the Atlantic: family Scombridae (mackerels, tunnies, etc)
2. (Animals) any similar or related fish
[C19: from Spanish: saw, sawfish, altered spelling of sierra]
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ce•ro

(ˈsɪər oʊ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -ro, (esp. for kinds or species) -ros.
2. any of various related fishes.
[1880–85, Amer.; alter. of sierra]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cero - large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waterscero - large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
genus Scomberomorus, Scomberomorus - Spanish mackerels
Spanish mackerel - any of several large marine food fishes of the genus Scomberomorus
kingfish - the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States
2.cero - large mackerel with long pointed snoutcero - large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil
genus Scomberomorus, Scomberomorus - Spanish mackerels
Spanish mackerel - any of several large marine food fishes of the genus Scomberomorus
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References in classic literature ?
Our word "sincere" is derived from sine cero , without wax, but the learned are not in agreement as to whether this refers to the absence of the cabalistic signs, or to that of the wax with which letters were formerly closed from public scrutiny.
El analisis supuso una distribucion normal de los beneficios de las firmas; y consistio en realizar un histograma de frecuencias de los beneficios netos--y de los cambios en los beneficios netos--de una muestra de empresas, para luego observar la presencia de discontinuidades en torno al punto cero, el cual sirvio de referencia para presuponer la existencia de una manipulacion contable.
Garcia dropped a 6-2, 6-3 loss to Kei Manaka; Stephan Lhuillier bowed to American Jericho Grollman, 6-2, 6-2 and Cero yielded to Malaysian Darrshan Suresh, 7-5, 6-3.
If the court rules in favor of Slim on the tarifa cero issue, the competitors might not only have to pay connectivity fees to America Movil, but they might also be forced to reimburse Slim's company for back fees they received.
No obstante, la influencia de los factores secundarios sobre los items no fue igual a cero (en general, en el factor 1 y el factor 3), pero aparentemente interpretaron esas cargas bajas no iguales a cero como el contenido de una estructura factorialmente simple, lo cual puede llevar a una interpretacion errada de los resultados factoriales.
Los animales (identificados por caravanas) ocuparon las columnas, los cuatro periodos constituyeron las filas, y los distintos niveles de SA los tratamientos a suministrar, cuatro en total: uno que oficio de testigo (alimentado solamente con heno) y tres sujetos mantenidos con heno y cantidades crecientes de SA (0,6; 1,2 y 1,8 kg/dia), a partir de ahora denominados "tratamientos cero, bajo, medio y alto".