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null

 (nŭl)
adj.
1. Having no legal force; invalid: render a contract null and void.
2. Of no consequence, effect, or value; insignificant.
3. Amounting to nothing; absent or nonexistent: a null result.
4. Mathematics Of or relating to a set having no members or to zero magnitude.
tr.v. nulled, null·ing, nulls
To make null.
n.
1. Zero; nothing.
2. An instrument reading of zero.

[French nul, from Old French, from Latin nūllus; see ne in Indo-European roots.]

null

(nʌl)
adj
1. without legal force; invalid; (esp in the phrase null and void)
2. without value or consequence; useless
3. lacking distinction; characterless: a null expression.
4. nonexistent; amounting to nothing
5. (Mathematics) maths
a. quantitatively zero
b. relating to zero
c. (of a set) having no members
d. (of a sequence) having zero as a limit
6. (General Physics) physics involving measurement in which an instrument has a zero reading, as with a Wheatstone bridge
[C16: from Latin nullus none, from ne not + ullus any]

null

(nʌl)
adj.
1. without value or significance.
2. being or amounting to nothing; nil.
3. Math. (of a set)
a. empty.
b. of measure zero.
4. being or amounting to zero.
n.
5. a point of minimum signal reception, as on a radio direction finder or other electronic meter.
v.t.
6. to cancel; make null.
Idioms:
null and void, without force or effect; not valid.
[1555–65; < Latin nūllus=n(e) not + ūllus any]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.null - a quantity of no importancenull - 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"
bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, sweet Fanny Adams - little or nothing at all; "I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all"; "I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery"
Adj.1.null - lacking any legal or binding forcenull - lacking any legal or binding force; "null and void"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
invalid - having no cogency or legal force; "invalid reasoning"; "an invalid driver's license"

null

adjective
null and void invalid, useless, void, worthless, ineffectual, valueless, inoperative The agreement had been declared null and void.

null

noun
No thing; not anything:
Informal: zero.
Slang: nix, zilch.
Archaic: aught.
Translations

null

[nʌl] ADJnulo, inválido
to render sb's efforts nullinvalidar los esfuerzos de algn
null and void (Jur) → nulo

null

[ˈnʌl] adj
null and void → nul(le) et non avenu(e); [agreement, contract, results]
to be declared null and void → être déclaré(e) nul(le) et non avenu(e)

null

adj (Jur) act, decree(null und) nichtig, ungültig; to render something null and voidetw null und nichtig machen

null

[nʌl] adj null and void (Law) → nullo/a

null

a. nulo-a, sin valor, inútil;
___ hypothesishipótesis ___.
References in classic literature ?
A compactum which is entered into through ignorance, or in duresse, is null in the sight of all good moralists," cried the Doctor.
But in such a case, if it should ever happen, the treaty so obtained from us would, like all other fraudulent contracts, be null and void by the law of nations.
I asked to be excused in case I should not be able to discharge my debt to all three; for Monsieur Athos has the right to kill me first, which I must abate your valor in your own estimation, Monsieur Porthos, and render yours almost null, Monsieur Aramis.
Let me hasten to add," continued he, "that the testator, having only the right to alienate a part of his fortune, and having alienated it all, the will will not bear scrutiny, and is declared null and void.
If any man brings his action against me, he must describe me as a gentleman, or his action is null and void.
Noel Vanstone ever discovers that you have knowingly married him under a false name, he can apply to the Ecclesiastical Court to have his marriage declared null and void.
By the Irish Statute of George the Second," he said, "every marriage celebrated by a Popish priest between two Protestants, or between a Papist and any person who has been a Protestant within twelve months before the marriage, is declared null and void.
As I was about to proceed, Monsieur Poirot, that document is now null and void.
When you run the queries in the macro, zeros will be entered into the fields instead of nulls.
In case of element failure, the sidelobe level (SLL) increase and nulls are displaced, which is highly undesirable.
Allowing Nulls in a table will depend on exactly how you are wishing to use the data.
If it is possible that null values may be stored in your data, it is a good idea to create queries and data-modification statements that either eliminate NULLs or transform NULLs into some other value (if you do not want null values appearing in your data).