Word of the Day :


null :

 

 adjective1 : having no legal or binding force :invalid 2 : amounting to nothing : nil 3 : having no value : insignificant 4 : having no elements 

Examples:
The court will declare the cityordinance null if it is found to be in conflict with state law. 

Michigan voters in Novemberrejected two ballot questions thatwould essentially have allowed the state Natural Resources Commissionto decide the hunting of wolves. But a legislative maneuver made thosevotes null.” — John BarnesKalamazoo (MichiganGazetteDecember 23, 2014

Did you know?
English borrowed null from the Anglo-French nulmeaning “not any.” That word, in turntraces to the Latinword nullusfrom ne-meaning “not,” and ullusmeaning “any.” We sometimes use null with the meaninglacking meaning or value,” as in “By the time I heard it, the news was null.” In mathnull is sometimes usedto mean “containing nothing“; for example, the set of all wholenumbers that are divisible by zero is the null set (that is, there are no numbers that fit that description). The phrase null and void is a term in its own rightdefined as “having no validity.”

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