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Of no legal validity, force, or effect; nothing. As used in the phrase null and void, refers to something that binds no one or is incapable of giving rise to any rights or duties under any circumstances.


(Insignificant), adjective beneath notice, disregarded, empty, expendable, immaterial, impuissant, inappreciable, inconsequential, inconsiderable, inferior, insubstantial, insufficient, irrelevant, meaningless, minor, negligible, nominal, nugatory, of no account, of no effect, of no moment, of no value, paltry, petty, pointless, powerless, puny, secondary, small, superficial, tenuous, token, trifling, trivial, unavailing, unessential, unimportant, uninfluential, unmeaningful, unnecessary, unsubstantial, useless, valueless, without conseeuence, without meaning, without significance, without substance, worthless


(Invalid), adjective abrogated, annulled, canceled, dead, defeated, defunct, deleted, disannulled, disestablished, effectless, extinct, extinguished, forceless, gone, impotent, ineffective, ineffectual, inoperative, inritus, negated, no longer law, not valid, nugatory, nullified, obliterated, of no binding force, of no effect, of no validity, of no weight, omitted, overruled, quashed, repealed, rescinded, reversed, revoked, set aside, strengthless, superseded, suspended, unauthorized, unsanctioned, useless, vacated, valueless, void, withdrawn, without authority, without legal effect, without legal force, without potency, without value, worthless
See also: dead, inactive, ineffective, ineffectual, invalid, lifeless, nugatory, vacuous, void

NULL. Properly, that which does not exist; that which is not in the nature of things. In a figurative sense it signifies that which has no more effect than if it did not exist. 8 Toull. n. 320.

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Any operation that includes a null value will result in a null; this being lot value is unknown then the result of the operation will also be unknown.
Specifying a column as not permitting null values can help maintain data integrity by ensuring that a column in a row always contains data.
The expected null value of these standard scores was determined by using the same Monte Carlo simulation described above, except that subjects' standard scores were substituted for the number of sets they played.
The ability to query based on a NULL or NOT NULL value of object attributes was also added, and improvements were made in responding to server failures.
This will fill all of the empty cells in the original data set with a null value.