trillion

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Etymology[edit]

From French trillion.

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trillion

  1. (US; modern British & Australian, short scale) A million million: 1 followed by twelve zeros, 1012.
  2. (dated British & Australian, long scale) A million million million: 1 followed by eighteen zeros, 1018.

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Etymology[edit]

From tri- (three) +‎ -illion, from million; i.e. a million million million.

Coined by Jehan Adam in 1475 as trimillion. Rendered as tryllion by Nicolas Chuquet in 1484, in his article “Triparty en la science des nombres”.

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trillion

  1. 1018; a long scale trillion; a short scale quintillion.

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trillion (Cyrillic spelling триллион)

  1. (cardinal) trillion (1012)

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