Complete Definition of "quadrillion"

see|Quadrillion
English
wikipedia|long and short scales

Etymology
From the prefix quadr- (four) + -illion (from million); ie a million million million million.

Pronunciation
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /kwQ"[email protected]/
IPA|/kwÉËdɹɪljÉn/ (in careful speech), IPAchar|/kwÉËʤɹɪljÉn/ (nonstandard)
w:Image:Shavian alphabet|Shavian: 𐑒𐑢𐑭𐑡𐑮𐑦𐑤𐑾
audio|en-us-quadrillion.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|ɪljÉn

Cardinal number
quadrillion

  1. (US; modern British & Australian, w:Long and short scales|short scale) A thousand trillion: 1 followed by fifteen zeros, 10<sup>15</sup>.
  2. (dated British & Australian, w:Long and short scales|long scale) A million trillion: 1 followed by twenty-four zeros, 10<sup>24</sup>.

Western (Arabic) Numeral quadrillion, 10<sup>15</sup> w:Long and short scales|short scale, 10<sup>24</sup> w:Long and short scales|long scale
*Previous: trillion: w:Long and short scales|short scale 10<sup>12</sup>, w:Long and short scales|long scale 10<sup>18</sup>
*Next: quintillion: w:Long and short scales|short scale 10<sup>18</sup>, w:Long and short scales|long scale 10<sup>30</sup>
ISO prefix: peta- (w:Long and short scales|short scale), yotta- (w:Long and short scales|long scale).

Synonyms
10<sup>15</sup>: a w:Long and short scales|long scale billiard
10<sup>24</sup>: a w:Long and short scales|short scale septillion

Translations
trans-top|a thousand trillion, 10<sup>15</sup>
Czech: t-|cs|biliarda|f
Dutch: biljard
German: Billiarde
Greek: t|el|ÏεÏÏÎ¬ÎºÎ¹Ï ÎµÎºÎ±ÏομμÏÏιο|n|sc=Grek (tetrakis ekatommýrio)
Esperanto: duiliardo
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Russian: t-|ru|квадÑиллион|m|trkvadrillión|scCyrl
Swedish: triljard c, tusen triljoner c|p
Vietnamese: triá»u tá»·
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trans-top|a million trillion, 10<sup>24</sup>
Dutch: quadriljoen
Esperanto: kvariliono
Finnish: t+|fi|kvadriljoona
German: t+|de|Quadrillion|f
Greek: t|el|εÏÏÎ¬ÎºÎ¹Ï ÎµÎºÎ±ÏομμÏÏιο|n|sc=Grek (eptákis ekatommýrio)
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Russian: t-|ru|ÑепÑиллион|m|trseptillión|scCyrl
Swedish: kvadriljon c
Vietnamese: triá»u tá»· tá»·
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Estonian: kvadriljon
ttbc|Japanese: åå (ããã¡ãã, senchÅ) (1)
ttbc|Romanian: Quadrilion n
ttbc|Spanish: cuatrillón

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|figurative|slang Any very large number, exceeding normal description.

Synonyms
zillion

Category:Cardinal numbers

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