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  • adj. Pertaining to the ejection of the occupant of an aircraft from a grounded stationary position (i.e. zero altitude and zero airspeed).

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Examples

  • The result would have left both sides with some deployments, thus differing from our basic position of no INF nuclear missiles deployed by either of us, the so-called zero-zero option, and would have eliminated deployment in West Germany of Pershing II intermediate-range nuclear ballistic missiles.

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • Don't try to open up a zero-zero game in the third period.

    Rangers Near Trade Deadline on Top

  • Fans watch the match between Uruguay and France, which ended in zero-zero, at Matisse Restaurant.

    New Yorkers Kick Off the World Cup

  • No one wants more zero-zero overtime penalty kick snoozefests.

    Jonathan Littman: Innovation World Cup Style

  • ` ` We just wanted to keep fighting, keep grinding until the clock said zero-zero, '' Jones said.

    USATODAY.com

  • He yanked the puck out of the slot and placed it on the table as I clicked my scorekeeper down to zero-zero.

    She’s So Dead to Us

  • In my wildest dreams, this game would go to overtime a zero-zero tie, and be won on a blocked field goal attempt returned for a TD.

    Super Bowl 2010 – Score and Predictions | Manolith

  • In terms of moral character, it's a toss-up, a zero-zero tie.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • That last part was more theory than practice; more pilots than not landed when conditions were a lot closer to zero-zero—as an RAF squadron commander learned one lousy night.

    Daring Young Men

  • At the same time, in an eight-hour shift, Joseph Haluska, a twenty-year-old controller at Wiesbaden, had to talk down three blocks of eighteen C-54s at one a minute in zero-zero conditions.

    Daring Young Men

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