Associations to the word «Null»


NULL, noun. A non-existent or empty value or set of values.
NULL, noun. Zero quantity of expressions; nothing.
NULL, noun. Something that has no force or meaning.
NULL, noun. (computing) the ASCII or Unicode character (), represented by a zero value, that indicates no character and is sometimes used as a string terminator.
NULL, noun. (computing) the attribute of an entity that has no valid value.
NULL, noun. One of the beads in nulled work.
NULL, noun. (statistics) null hypothesis
NULL, adjective. Having no validity, "null and void"
NULL, adjective. Insignificant
NULL, adjective. Absent or non-existent
NULL, adjective. (mathematics) of the null set
NULL, adjective. (mathematics) of or comprising a value of precisely zero
NULL, adjective. (genetics) (of a mutation) causing a complete loss of gene function, amorphic.
NULL, verb. (transitive) to nullify; to annul
NULL ANAPHORA, noun. (linguistics) An implied (but omitted) anaphora.
NULL AND VOID, adjective. (idiomatic) (legal) invalid, cancelled, unenforceable
NULL CHARACTER, noun. (computing) A control character with the value zero.
NULL CHARACTERS, noun. Plural of null character
NULL HYPOTHESES, noun. Plural of null hypothesis
NULL HYPOTHESIS, noun. (statistics) A hypothesis set up to be nullified or refuted in order to support an alternative hypothesis. When used, the null hypothesis is presumed true until statistical evidence in the form of a hypothesis test indicates otherwise. Therefore, the null and the alternative hypothesis must be mutually exclusive and exhaustive. The use of the null hypothesis is controversial.
NULL INFINITIES, noun. Plural of null infinity
NULL INFINITY, noun. In a closed space-time, especially for an Einstein cylinder, null infinity for a given point is the limit of convergence of the light cone most distant from the given point. That is, it is the limit of a set of points that each have a time-like separation from every point that has a space-like separation from the given point.
NULL MODEM, noun. (computing) A means of directly connecting two pieces of equipment (computer, printer, etc.) using a serial cable.
NULL MODEMS, noun. Plural of null modem
NULL OBJECT, noun. (category theory) An object that is both an initial and terminal object.
NULL OBJECT, noun. (programming) (object-oriented) An object that does nothing and is used instead of using a null.
NULL OBJECT PATTERN, proper noun. (architecture) (computing) (design) A behavioural design pattern that describes the uses of null objects and their behavior (or the lack of them).
NULL OBJECTS, noun. (computing) (object-oriented) plural of null object
NULL PATH LENGTH, noun. (computing) The path length from a given node to its nearest descendant null node in a binary tree.
NULL PERSISTENT, adjective. (mathematics) (stochastic processes) (of a state) persistent with infinite expected return time.
NULL POINTER, noun. (computing) A pointer that does not point to any data object.
NULL POINTERS, noun. Plural of null pointer
NULL RECURRENCE, noun. (mathematics) (stochastic processes) the quality of being null recurrent.
NULL RECURRENT, adjective. (mathematics) (stochastic processes) (of a state) recurrent with infinite expected return time.
NULL SET, noun. (mathematics) (measure theory) A negligible set; set of zero measure.
NULL SET, noun. (set theory) The empty set.
NULL SETS, noun. Plural of null set
NULL SIGN, noun. (set theory) The sign "∅", associated with empty sets.
NULL SIGNS, noun. Plural of null sign

Dictionary definition

NULL, noun. 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".
NULL, adjective. Lacking any legal or binding force; "null and void".

Wise words

If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe