Cowhand vs Null - What's the difference?

cowhand | null |


As nouns the difference between cowhand and null

is that cowhand is one who tends free-range cattle, especially in the american west while null is zero, nil; the cardinal number before einn.

cowhand

English

Alternative forms

* cow hand

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who tends free-range cattle, especially in the American West.
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , year = 1886 , month = April , volume = 8 , issue = 1 , title = Ranch Life and Game Shooting in the West , first = Theodore , last = Roosevelt , authorlink = Theodore Roosevelt , magazine = Outing , page = 3 , pageurl = http://http://books.google.com/books?id=0ulYAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA3 , passage = Though a first rate cow hand he very shortly proved himself to be wholly incapable of acting as head. }}
  • * {{quote-song
  • , year = 1936 , title = , composer = , url = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFS6UXi4DB4 , passage = I'm an old cowhand from the Rio Grande / but my legs ain't bowed and my cheeks ain't tan }}

    Synonyms

    * cowperson * cowpoke

    null

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A non-existent or empty value or set of values.
  • Zero]] quantity of [[expression, expressions; nothing.
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • Something that has no force or meaning.
  • (computing) the ASCII or Unicode character (), represented by a zero value, that indicates no character and is sometimes used as a string terminator.
  • (computing) the attribute of an entity that has no valid value.
  • Since no date of birth was entered for the patient, his age is null .
  • One of the beads in nulled work.
  • (statistics) null hypothesis
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having no validity, "null and void"
  • insignificant
  • * 1924 , Marcel Proust, Within a Budding Grove :
  • In proportion as we descend the social scale our snobbishness fastens on to mere nothings which are perhaps no more null than the distinctions observed by the aristocracy, but, being more obscure, more peculiar to the individual, take us more by surprise.
  • absent or non-existent
  • (mathematics) of the null set
  • (mathematics) of or comprising a value of precisely zero
  • (genetics, of a mutation) causing a complete loss of gene function, amorphic.
  • Derived terms

    * nullity

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to nullify; to annul
  • (Milton)

    See also

    * nil ----