Examples of nil in a sentence
They took a 2 to nil lead in the second half of the game.
the difference in the audio performance of those two CD players is nil
Origin and Etymology of nil
Latin, nothing, contraction of nihil, from Old Latin nihilum, from ne- not + hilum trifle — more at no
First Known Use: circa 1550
NIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nil for English Language Learners
: none at all
: a score of zero
NIL Defined for Kids
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