not equal to zero.

Origin of nonzero

First recorded in 1900–05; non- + zero Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of nonzero

  • Wright, the author of The Moral Animal and Nonzero, accepts the first premise but not the second.

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    How God Converted an Atheist

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[nŏn-zîrō, -zērō]

Not equal to zero.
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