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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quad•ril•lionkwɒˈdrɪl yən(n.)(pl.)-lions; -lion

  1. (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.

  2. (adj.)amounting to one quadrillion in number.

Origin of quadrillion:

1665–75; quadr - +-illion (as in million)

quad•ril′lionth(n.; adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quadrillion(noun)

    the number that is represented as a one followed by 24 zeros

    "in England they call a septillion a quadrillion"

  2. quadrillion(noun)

    the number that is represented as a one followed by 15 zeros

Wiktionary

  1. quadrillion(Noun)

    Any very large number, exceeding normal description.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadrillion(noun)

    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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