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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Naught  \Naught\,  n.  [OE.  naught,  nought,  naht,  nawiht  AS 
  n?wiht,  n?uht,  n?ht;  ne  not  +  ?  ever  +  wiht  thing  whit; 
  hence  not  ever  a  whit.  See  {No},  adv  {Whit},  and  cf 
  {Aught},  {Not}.] 
  1.  Nothing.  [Written  also  {nought}.] 
  Doth  Job  fear  God  for  naught?  --Job  i.  9. 
  2.  The  arithmetical  character  0;  a  cipher.  See  {Cipher}. 
  {To  set  at  naught},  to  treat  as  of  no  account;  to  disregard; 
  to  despise;  to  defy;  to  treat  with  ignominy.  ``Ye  have  set 
  at  naught  all  my  counsel.''  --Prov.  i.  25. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Nought  \Nought\,  n.  &  adv 
  See  {Naught}.  --Chaucer. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  mathematical  element  that  when  added  to  another  number 
  yields  the  same  number  [syn:  {zero},  {0},  {cipher},  {cypher}] 

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