Meaning of NOUGHT in English

NOUGHT

/ nɔːt; NAmE / noun

1.

[ C , U ] ( BrE ) (also zero NAmE , BrE ) the figure 0 :

A million is written with six noughts.

nought point one (= written 0.1)

I give the programme nought out of ten for humour.

2.

(also naught ) [ U ] ( literary ) used in particular phrases to mean 'nothing' :

All our efforts have come to nought (= have not been successful) .

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.