Definitions for quadrillionkwɒˈdrɪl yən
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quad•ril•lionkwɒˈdrɪl yən(n.)(pl.)-lions; -lion
(n.)a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 15 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 24 zeros.
(adj.)amounting to one quadrillion in number.
Origin of quadrillion:
1665–75; quadr - +-illion (as in million)
the number that is represented as a one followed by 24 zeros
"in England they call a septillion a quadrillion"
the number that is represented as a one followed by 15 zeros
Any very large number, exceeding normal description.
according to the French notation, which is followed also upon the Continent and in the United States, a unit with fifteen ciphers annexed; according to the English notation, the number produced by involving a million to the fourth power, or the number represented by a unit with twenty-four ciphers annexed. See the Note under Numeration
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