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Nil Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    nil n : a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it" [syn: nothing, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip]
Nil Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Nil \Nil\ [See Nill, v. t.] Will not. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Nil Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Nil \Nil\, n. & a. [L., a contr. of nihil.] Nothing; of no account; worthless; -- a term often used for canceling, in accounts or bookkeeping. --A. J. Ellis.

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  • Nil: Nil is a word commonly used to mean nothing or zero ; it is one of several names for the number 0 . It may also refer to: Computer ...
  • Nil (Japanese band): Nil (typeset as nil) is a Japan ese rock band that was formed in 1998 by Tetsu Takano (ex- Malice Mizer , ex-Mega8Ball, ex- Zigzo , The ...
  • Nil (album): Nil (Nameless Liberty Underground) (commonly known simply as Nil) is the second studio album released by Japan ese rock band The Gazette ...
  • NIL (programming language): NIL was a 32-bit implementation of Lisp developed at MIT and intended to be the successor to Maclisp NIL stood for "New Implementation ...
  • Nil (cigarette): Nil is a brand of cigarette which is sold in Austria , Czech Republic and Germany produced by the Gallaher Group , a subsidiary of ...
  • Nil River: The Nil River is a tributary of the Nemţişor River in Romania . References : Administraţia Naţională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - ...

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* Homo sum humani nil a me alienum puto.(I am a man I hold that nothing human is alien to me.) - Terence


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