Trillion meaning

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Trillion is the number one followed by 12 zeros.

An example of a trillion is 1,000,000,000,000.

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The definition of trillion is related to or of the number one followed by 12 zeros.

An example of trillion used as an adjective is in the phrase "a trillion dollars," which means $1,000,000,000,000.

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The cardinal number equal to 1012 .
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(chiefly british) The cardinal number equal to 1018 .
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The number represented by 1 followed by 12 zeros.
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Amounting to one trillion in number.
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An indefinite but very large number.
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One thousand billions, or 1 followed by 12 zeros (10 to the 12th power). In long scale usage, trillion refers to a million billions, or 1 followed by 18 zeros (10 to the 18th power). See space/time and long scale.
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(brit.) The number represented by 1 followed by 18 zeros.
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Origin of trillion

  • French tri- third power (from Latin tri- tri-) (m)illion million (from Old French milion million)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French trillion.

    From Wiktionary