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  • n. Plural form of null.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of null.


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  • Eventually they concluded that the Roman letters were so-called nulls, meant to mislead the code breaker, and that the letters represented spaces between words made up of elaborate symbols.

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  • That is, they operate at their full licensed power in only a few (or perhaps only one) direction, and have big dents or "nulls" in other directions.

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  • The car is fully 14 seconds quicker around the Nurburgring than a 997 Carrera, but it gets there with a lot of code-driven handling interventions, such as the active roll-compensation system, which weirdly nulls out almost all body roll as the car corners.

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  • He must be a super, one of the ones that nulls powers.

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  • For instance, new this year is a crosswind-stabilization feature that nulls out the buffeting of heavy weather.

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  • What's more, the fact that the monster was a guy in a suit nulls any real tension that may have been felt earlier and makes chumps of the audience.

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  • The presence of nulls and multiples in a message, of course, makes it much more difficult to decipher, if one lacks the key.

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  • The nulls may frequently occur in the enciphered message but they are, of course, immediately disregarded by the receiver.

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  • They are often extremely difficult to decipher because of the use of multiples and nulls, and the multiplicity of boards.

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  • "The true power of the ciphers come in, in my opinion, " said the player, -not so much with the multiples and nulls but with the multiplicity of boards.

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