zeroed out; zeroing out; zeroes out
Definition of zero out
1 : to reduce the amount of (something) to zero Be sure to zero out the account before you switch banks.
2 : to remove (something) completely This program will be zeroed out in the budget for next year. New legislation will zero out further funding for the project.
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