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zippo

(ˈzɪpəʊ)
n
slang nothing; zero
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zippo - a quantity of no importancezippo - 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"
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