quadrillion
quad·ril·lion- the number represented by 1 followed by 15 zeros
- Brit. the number represented by 1 followed by 24 zeros
Origin of quadrillion
French from quadri- (see quadri-) + (mi)llion amounting to one quadrillion in number
quadrillion
noun
- The cardinal number equal to 10^{15}.
- Chiefly British The cardinal number equal to 10^{24}.
Origin of quadrillion
quadr(i)- (m)illionRelated Forms:
- quad·ril′lion
adjective
quadrillion
Noun
(plural quadrillions)
- (figuratively, slang) Any very large number, exceeding normal description.
Origin
From French
quadrillion - Computer Definition
One thousand times one trillion, which is 1, followed by 15 zeros, or 10 to the 15th power. See space/time.