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nil·po·tent

 (nĭl-pōt′nt, nĭl′pōt′nt)
n.
An algebraic quantity that when raised to a certain power equals zero.

[nil + Latin potēns, potent-, having power; see potent.]

nil·po′ten·cy n.

nilpotent

(nɪlˈpəʊtənt) maths
n
(Mathematics) a quantity that equals zero when raised to a particular power
adj
(Mathematics) equal to zero when raised to a particular power
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Adj.1.nilpotent - equal to zero when raised to a certain power