zeroth

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    Cardinal : zero
    Ordinal : zeroth

Adjective[edit]

zeroth ‎(not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) In the first position in a sequence whose elements are numbered starting at zero; the ordinal number corresponding to zero.
    The zeroth order polynomial approximation is constant.
  2. Corresponding to a position preceding the first.
    A and C are in equilibrium following the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics.

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