# nought in Numbers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnoughtnought /nɔːt $ nɒːt/ number 1 British EnglishHMNNONE/NOTHING the number 0 syn zero A billion is 1 with 9 noughts after it.nought point one/two/three etc (=0.1,0.2 etc)2 old use used in some expressions to mean nothing Peace negotiations came to nought (=were not successful).

Examples from the Corpus

nought• But really, all this will come to nought.• Now try to imagine a ten followed by thirty noughts.• A million is a 1 with 6 noughts after it.• Hunter carved a hideous noughts and crosses pattern on Heidi's naked bottom after strangling her with a belt.• And 75 per cent of nought is still nought.came to nought• As he did so his hamstring went and four years of training and dreaming came to nought.
Explore Numbers Topic

- single figures
- multiple
- infinity
- divide
- nought
- three
- decimal point
- quadr-
- L
- thirty
- V
- set
- ten
- eighty
- divisible
- million
- equal
- fifth
- D
- one
- multiplication table
- X
- forty
- ordinal number
- sum
- fraction
- O
- quotient
- double-digit
- eight
- exponent
- factorial
- multiplication
- No.
- cube
- serial number
- fourth
- plus
- nine
- square