Phrasal Verbs with 'Zero'

Zero in on

Direct or focus attention on

Example: The police have ZEROED IN ON the man they believe to be responsible for the murder.

Zero in on

Head for, move towards

Example: The hurricane is ZEROING IN ON Florida.

Zero out

Cut off funding for a project

Example: The debt was ZEROED OUT by the department.

Zero out

Reduce to zero, cancel, remove

Example: The entry was ZEROED OUT of the database.