n [U] nothing, esp as the score in games 无; （尤作比赛中的）零分
*Our team won the game three nil/three goals to nil, ie 3-0. 我们队以三比零获胜. =>Usage at nought 用法见nought.
1800-1900; Language: Latin;Origin:
= zero The new machine reduced labour costs to almost nil.BrE
the number zero, used in sports results Our team won by two goals to nil.