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Void may refer to:

Science and engineering[edit]

  • Void (astronomy), the spaces between galaxy filaments that contain no galaxies
  • Void (composites), a pore that remains unoccupied in a composite material
  • Void, synonym for vacuum, a space containing no matter
  • Void, a bubble within a mechanical part that causes cavitation when it collapses
  • Void, an unwanted air pocket formed during injection molding
  • Void coefficient, the change in the reactivity of a nuclear reactor when voids form in moderator or coolant fluids
  • Void ratio, the volume of void-space to solid space in a material
  • Void safety, in object-oriented programming, a guarantee that no object references will have null values
  • Void type, in programming languages, a keyword indicating the absence of data
  • VoID or Vocabulary of Interlinked Datasets, an RDF vocabulary to enable the discovery and use of linked data sets



Other uses[edit]

  • Void Linux, a Linux distribution
  • Void (cards), to have no cards of a particular suit in one's hand during a card game
  • Void (law), an action, document or transaction that has no legal effect
  • Void[ness], or Śūnyatā, a Buddhist philosophical concept
  • Void, English for , one of the five elements in Japanese Buddhism

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