Complete Definition of "sextillion"

see|Sextillion
English

Etymology
From the prefix sext- (six) + -illion (from million); ie the sixth power of a million, 10<sup>36</sup>.

Pronunciation
rhymes|ɪljÉn

Cardinal number
sextillion

  1. (US; modern British & Australian, w:Long and short scales|short scale) A trillion billion: 1 followed by 21 zeros, 10<sup>21</sup>.
  2. (dated British & Australian, w:Long and short scales|long scale) A million quintillion: 1 followed by 36 zeros, 10<sup>36</sup>.

Western (Arabic) Numeral sextillion, 10<sup>21</sup> w:Long and short scales|short scale, 10<sup>36</sup> w:Long and short scales|long scale
*Previous: quintillion: w:Long and short scales|short scale 10<sup>18</sup>, w:Long and short scales|long scale 10<sup>30</sup>
*Next: septillion: w:Long and short scales|short scale 10<sup>24</sup>, w:Long and short scales|long scale 10<sup>42</sup>

Synonyms
10<sup>36</sup>: a w:Long and short scales|short scale undecillion

Translations
trans-top|a trillion billion, 10<sup>21</sup>
Dutch: triljard
German: Trilliarde
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Russian: ÑекÑÑиллион (sekstillión) m
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trans-top|a million quintillion, 10<sup>36</sup>
Dutch: sextiljoen
German: Sextillion
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ttbc|Estonian: sekstiljon
ttbc|Japanese: åå (ããããã, jÅ«gai)
ttbc|Latin: sextillio

Category:Cardinal numbers

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