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  • n. Plural form of zero.
  • n. The decade of the 1800s, 1900s, 2000s, etc. The noughties. The 2000s.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of zero.


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  • Mrs. Heffley, enigmatic behind the twin zeroes of her spectacles, is a shrewd dispenser of domestic justice, while Mr. H (a Civil War nut) tends to do his parenting in lunges of impetuous dad-ness.

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  • A few months earlier, New Scotland Yard had learned from the Department of Homeland Security about the two stolen credit-card numbers that had been given to Loock to set up the strange sites with names in zeroes and ones.

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  • SupRip to get the subtitles into SRT format, then I have to edit that because the final subtitle time is always wrong in what SupRip produces (it uses an end code of all zeroes, which is wrong) and it causes some MKV programs to choke. Forum

  • Welcome to a new year, the second to last of the "zeroes" decade or third to last, if you're the type of person who usually sits in the corner at parties wondering why no one will talk to you, like I am.

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  • When a quantum computer is put to work on a problem, it considers all possible answers by simultaneously arranging its qubits into every combination of "zeroes" and "ones." - latest science and technology news stories

  • Gmanews. tv reported that Willy Wang won a gold in wushu but since the sport is just a demonstration event in the Beijing Olympics, his medal won't change the three "zeroes" next to the Philippines in the medal tally and the Games 'official website doesn't even have news or results of the event.

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  • Spamming "zeroes" (null packets) to port 1207 results in a large portion of system resources being tied up.

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  • Here to rate them from heroes to zeroes, Wall Street Journal columnist and deputy editor Dan Henninger, Washington columnist Kim Strassel and senior economics writer Steve Moore.

    States of Flux

  • Hofstadter zeroes in on much of what is behind this malaise in our society.

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  • To illustrate the federal deficit, she toted a white board and wrote out a string of zeroes.

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