Haven vs Null - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between haven and null
is that haven
is a harbour or anchorage protected from the sea while null
is zero, nil; the cardinal number before einn.
As a verb haven
is to put into, or provide with a haven.
A harbour or anchorage protected from the sea.
- what shipping and what lading's in our haven
(by extension) A place of safety; a refuge or sanctuary.
- their haven under the hill
, date=December 21
, author=Helen Pidd
, title=Europeans migrate south as continent drifts deeper into crisis
, work=the Guardian
, passage=Since its conception, the European Union has been a haven
for those seeking refuge from war, persecution and poverty in other parts of the world.}}
* tax haven
To put into, or provide with a haven.
A non-existent or empty value or set of values.
Zero]] quantity of [[expression, expressions; nothing.
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.
- (Francis Bacon)
One of the beads in nulled work.
(statistics) null hypothesis
- Since no date of birth was entered for the patient, his age is null .
Having no validity, "null and void"
* 1924 , Marcel Proust, Within a Budding Grove :
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.
- 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.
to nullify; to annul