Quick answer
"O" is a noun which is often translated as "la o", and "zero" is a noun which is often translated as "el cero". Learn more about the difference between "o" and "zero" below.
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o
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (letter)
a. la o
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The name "Olivia" starts with an o.El nombre "Olivia" empieza con una o.
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zero(
zih
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ro
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (number)
a. el cero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This weekend's temperatures might drop below zero.Las temperaturas de este fin de semana pueden bajar de cero.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (null)
a. cero
There is zero tolerance on that issue.Hay una tolerancia cero sobre ese asunto.
Zero growth is expected this quarter.Se espera un crecimiento cero este trimestre.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (weaponry)
a. ajustar la mira de
I'm still learning how to zero my rifle.Todavía estoy aprendiendo a ajustar la mira de mi rifle.
4. (to reset to zero)
a. poner a cero
It is important to remember to zero the scales in between weighing out the various ingredients.Es importante recordar poner a cero la balanza entre pesada y pesada de los distintos ingredientes.
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