nought in Numbers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnoughtnought /nɔːt $ nɒːt/ number    1 British EnglishHMNNONE/NOTHING the number 0 SYN zero  A billion is 1 with 9 noughts after it.nought point one/two/three etc (=0.1,0.2 etc)2 old use used in some expressions to mean nothing  Peace negotiations came to nought (=were not successful).Examples from the CorpusnoughtBut really, all this will come to nought.Now try to imagine a ten followed by thirty noughts.A million is a 1 with 6 noughts after it.And 75 per cent of nought is still nought.came to noughtAs he did so his hamstring went and four years of training and dreaming came to nought.