[nil-poht-nt] /nɪlˈpoʊt nt/
equal to zero when raised to a certain power.
- Nil return
noun 1. a reply of zero to a request for a quantified reply
[neel sin-e noo-mi-ne; English nil sin-ee noo-mi-nee, nyoo-] /nil ˈsɪn ɛ ˈnu mɪ nɛ; English nɪl ˈsɪn i ˈnu mɪ ni, ˈnyu-/ Latin. 1. nothing without the divine will: motto of Colorado.
[nim] /nɪm/ verb (used with or without object), nimmed, nimming. Archaic. 1. to steal or pilfer. [nim] /nɪm/ noun 1. a game in which two players alternate in drawing counters, pennies, or the like, from a set of 12 arranged in three rows of 3, 4, and 5 counters, respectively, the object being to draw […]
[nim-buh s] /ˈnɪm bəs/ noun, plural nimbi [nim-buh bahy] /ˈnɪm bəbaɪ/ (Show IPA), nimbuses. 1. Classical Mythology. a shining cloud sometimes surrounding a deity when on earth. 2. a cloud, aura, atmosphere, etc., surrounding a person or thing: The candidate was encompassed with a nimbus of fame. 3. (def 1). 4. the type of dense […]