is a video game character present throughout Capcom's Mega Man franchise. First appearing in the 1993 game Mega Man X for the Super Nintendo, Zero is a Maverick Hunter, a mechanical soldier in charge of defeating Mavericks, robots who turned against humanity. He continues his job as the main character of the Mega Man Zero series. Zero has also played a supporting role in other game series such as the Mega Man ZX series and appeared in crossover video games as a guest character.

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  1. The numeric symbol that represents the cardinal number zero.
  2. The digit 0 in the decimal, binary, and all other base numbering systems.
  3. Nothing, or none.
  4. The value of a magnitude corresponding to the cardinal number zero.
  5. The point on a scale at which numbering or measurement originates.
  6. A value of the independent variables of a function, for which the function is equal to zero.
  7. The additive identity element of a monoid or greater algebraic structure, particularly a group or ring.
    Since a commutative zero is the inverse of any additive identity, it must be unique when it exists.
    The zero (of a ring or field) has the property that the product of the zero with any element yields the zero.
    The quotient ring over a maximal ideal is a field with a single zero element.
  8. A person of little or no importance.
    They rudely treated him like a zero.
  9. A , a long range fighter aircraft operated by the Japanese Navy Air Service from 1940 to 1945.
  10. A setting of calibrated instruments such as a firearm.
  11. A security which has a zero coupon (paying no periodic interest).
    The takeovers were financed by issuing zeroes.


  1. To set a measuring instrument to zero; to calibrate instrument scale to valid zero.
    Zero the fluorometer with the same solvent used in extraction.
  2. To change a memory location or range to values of zero; to set a variable in a computer program to zero.
    Results were inconsistent because an array wasn’t zeroed during initialization.
  3. To cause or set some value or amount to be zero.
    They tried to zero the budget by the end of the quarter.
  4. To eliminate; to delete; to overwrite with zeros.
  5. To disappear


  1. none
    She showed zero respect.
  2. Of a cloud ceiling, limiting vision to 50 feet (15 meters) or less.
  3. Of horizontal visibility, limited to 165 feet (50.3 meters) or less.
  4. Present at an abstract level, but not realized in the data.
    The stem of "kobieta" with the zero ending is "kobiet".

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