Definitions for quintillionkwɪnˈtɪl yən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word quintillion

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quin•til•lionkwɪnˈtɪl yən(n.)(pl.)-lions; -lion

  1. (n.)a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 18 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 30 zeros.

    Category: Math

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

    Category: Math

Origin of quintillion:

1665–75; < L quīnt(us)fifth+-illion (as in million)

quin•til′lionth(n.; adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quintillion(noun)

    the number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros


  1. quintillion(Noun)

    Any very large number, exceeding normal description.

  2. Origin: ; ie the fifth power of a million, 10.


Find a translation for the quintillion definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these quintillion definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"quintillion." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 18 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for quintillion?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for quintillion: