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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nullified, obliterated, of no binding force, of no effect, of no validity, of no weight, omitted, overruled, quashed, repealed, rescinded, reversed, revoked, set aside, strengthless, superseded, suspended, unauthorized, unsanctioned, useless, vacated, valueless, void, withdrawn, without authority, without legal effect, without legal force, without potency, without value, worthless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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The SEF gives better FNDL and deeper nulls than single element failure.
Figures 15 and 16 show the recovery of three nulls at angles of [[theta].
Figures 17 and 18 show the original, damage and corrected pattern of five nulls recovered for single element failure and SEF.
19 shows the corrected pattern with recovered nulls at main beam pointing that is, at [[theta].
The simulation result shows that as the faulty element gets near the centre element, the number of nulls reduces.
Comparison of NDL and SLL of one element failure and SEF Correction of Correction Recovery one element of SEF of Nulls failure NDL (dB) SLL (dB) NDL (dB) SLL (dB) -115.
9] element, we lost the null depth as given in Fig.
The fitness function depends on the mean square error (MSE) between the desired array factor and estimated array factor given in Equation (6) and the null constraint error given in Equation (7).
For an arbitrary array, to put a null at a given angle [[theta].
The recovery of one null due to single element failure and SEF to its original position [[theta].
Zaman, "Independent null steering by decoupling complex weights," IEICE Electronic Express, Vol.
Null values will also effect aggregate functions that incorporate the values of a given field.