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Null

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.

null

(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

null

(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nullified, obliterated, of no binding force, of no effect, of no validity, of no weight, omitted, overruled, quashed, repealed, rescinded, reversed, revoked, set aside, strengthless, superseded, suspended, unauthorized, unsanctioned, useless, vacated, valueless, void, withdrawn, without authority, without legal effect, without legal force, without potency, without value, worthless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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If, as may be assumed, they are involved, the absence of verb subject agreement in non-rampant pro drop Italian leaves no justification for the fact that, in the following example in that language, the null object can be referential as well as generic, depending on the context.
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At a recent trade show demonstration, Flying Null featured its EMID tags being applied to the inside of cartons, with the tags read from the outside of assembled cartons.
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Soybean lines lacking a single lipoxygenase isozyme have been identified and the inheritance of each null allele has been determined (Hildebrand and Hymowitz, 1982; Kitamura et al.
52(1): 194-199, the method described for estimating the frequency of a null allele is inadequate.