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null and void

Cliché without legal force; having no legal effect. The court declared the law to be null and void. The millionaire's will was null and void because it was unsigned.
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null and void

Canceled, invalid, as in The lease is now null and void. This phrase is actually redundant, since null means "void," that is, "ineffective." It was first recorded in 1669.
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A software programme (available on request) was written for the purpose of calculating LRs in cases where null alleles could be segregating.
Conversely, if a is a null Cartan curve in E4 parameterized by pseudo-arc s, with curvatures k4 (s) = 1, [k.
Null curves of constant breadth in Minkowski 3-Space
If, as may be assumed, they are involved, the absence of verb subject agreement in non-rampant pro drop Italian leaves no justification for the fact that, in the following example in that language, the null object can be referential as well as generic, depending on the context.
A further example of the effects of null values can be seen below:
Social scientists have embraced null hypothesis tests because they provide the appearance of objectivity" he contends.
Our Undiscovered Universe: Introducing Null Physics is his first book.
2] and then, using Frenet equations defined in [5], we present a method to determine Frenet apparatus of partially null curves in [E.
It took Null three months of calling the Governor's office every other day until she got her child back.
The Appellate Division agreed that the declaration by Chase that the work-out agreement was null and void did not terminate the subordination agreement of Selma Kent.
Null and Young agree that more observations should settle the density debate.
WBZT radio show host Clayton Willis to discuss Null Physics with author Terence Witt
City officials have filed a request in Los Angeles Superior Court seeking an order declaring the district's bid for the 30-acre site null and void.
Null had the largest audience in all non-commercial radio for nearly 27 years at WBAI (99.
Hubble's mirror makers used laser light and the precision measuring tool -- called a metering rod -- to determine how far apart to space two components of the grinding guide, a device known as the reflective null corrector (SN: 7/21/90, p.