Translation of "zero" - English-Spanish dictionary


uk /ˈzɪə·rəʊ/ us /ˈzɪər·oʊ/

A2 the number 0


B1 [ no plural ] the temperature at which water freezes in degrees centigrade

The temperature is ten degrees below zero.

(Translation of “zero” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈziərəu/ (plural zeros)

nought; the number or figure 0

Three plus zero equals three
The figure 100 has two zeros in it.

the point on a scale (eg on a thermometer) which is taken as the standard on which measurements may be based

The temperature was 5 degrees above/below zero.

the exact time fixed for something to happen, eg an explosion, the launching of a spacecraft etc

hora cero
It is now 3 minutes to zero.

(Translation of “zero” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)