zero-zero

adjective

ze·​ro-ze·​ro ˈzir-(ˌ)ō-ˈzir-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce zero-zero (audio)
ˈzē-(ˌ)rō-ˈzē-(ˌ)rō
1
: characterized by or being atmospheric conditions that reduce ceiling and visibility to zero
2
: limited to zero by atmospheric conditions

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1930, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of zero-zero was circa 1930

Dictionary Entries Near zero-zero

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“Zero-zero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zero-zero. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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