Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Zero, or 0, was the last symbol introduced into Notation (q.v.); the word is also used in connection with many instruments, the points from which measurements are made being often termed Zero point, and the corresponding position of the instrument the Zero position.

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.”
Hebrews 12:1