nullifier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nullifier an official who can invalidate or nullify "my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was"
    • n nullifier an advocate of nullification; someone who believes that a state can resist federal laws
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nullifier One who nullifies or makes void; one who maintains the right to nullify a contract by one of the parties.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nullifier One who nullifies or makes void; one who maintains the right to nullify a contract by one of the parties.
    • n nullifier In United States history, an adherent of the doctrine of nullification.
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Usage

In literature:

Sectarianism in education stultifies and robs the child and nullifies the finest national instincts in education.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
This idea furnishes an answer to the objection that the operations of the Chamber are nullified.
"Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time" by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Your grandfather nullified gravity.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
A chance look or smile nullified in an instant the self-denial of weeks.
"A Romantic Young Lady" by Robert Grant
The Proclamation against the nullifiers, which has given the President such sudden popularity at the North, has of course offended them.
"An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans" by Lydia Maria Child
The spirit of commercial jealousy, however, kept them apart and nullified their power.
"Vanished towers and chimes of Flanders" by George Wharton Edwards
It nullifies all law, moral or other, so far as it extends.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
Germany rashly assumed that the defeat of President Wilson would nullify it.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
Something was needed to nullify their tremendous advantage.
"The Hour of Battle" by Robert Sheckley
At first I thought that they had perfected some substance, perhaps with unknown electrical properties, which nullified gravity.
"Lords of the Stratosphere" by Arthur J. Burks
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In news:

In 2009, Saudi courts refused to nullify the marriage of an 8-year old girl to a 58- year old man.
Nullified interception return doesn't faze Chris Cook.
Vikings cornerback Chris Cook had a 61-yard interception return nullified by a penalty in the third quarter of the Vikings' 21-14 victory over Arizona on Sunday, Oct 21.
Rob Gronkowski was called for offensive holding, nullifying Woodhead's touchdown.
The play was nullified by a holding penalty on the Cowboys.
You Can Nullify The Drug War.
Proposal To Build Apartments In Levittown—Town Hearing to Partially Nullify Levittown Zoning Code.
Democrats Introduce Bill to Nullify State Voter ID Laws.
US Supreme Court should nullify voter ID laws.
State Rep Mike Ritze said Tuesday he plans to reintroduce a bill to " nullify " the individual mandate in the 2010 federal health care legislation in Oklahoma.
Senate to vote on measure to nullify union rules.
Senate Republicans are trying an unusual tactic to nullify new labor regulations that would speed up the time frame for unions to hold workplace elections.
Senate rejects measure to nullify union rules.
Utes ask recruit Josh Hearlihy to nullify offer.
Nullify 20 years of federal regs.
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In science:

At the free terminals of the segments the current is nullified.
"D-Dimond1", Prototype Antenna RGA-05
At this situation the reflection coefficient at the load is nullified and SWR (standing wave ratio) obtains its minimal unitary value. Therefore, the maximization of the general expression Ζ.(31) is also associated with SWR minimization.
"D-Dimond1", Prototype Antenna RGA-05
In the presence of Byzantine nodes, such randomization assistance must be done atomically, avoiding Byzantine nodes choice’ that can potentially nullify the random bits selected.
Randomization Adaptive Self-Stabilization
The important message of the results shown here is the rather dramatic change in the r0 dependence of ξ nearly nullifying it for U (k) = 1 4 Uh (k).
Spin 1/2 Fermions in the Unitary Limit.III
The first way is to work with a fixed frame and to use penalization to nullify the fluid velocity where the wall crosses the camera frame (see left part of figure 3).
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
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