trillionfold

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

trillion +‎ -fold

Adjective[edit]

trillionfold (not comparable)

  1. By a multiple of one trillion; by a trillion times as much or as many.
    The volume occupied by the star's exploding gases underwent a trillionfold increase.

Adverb[edit]

trillionfold (not comparable)

  1. By a factor of one trillion.
    The national debt has ballooned trillionfold in the past century.

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Usage notes[edit]

Both the adjective and the adverb are often used as hyperbole, indicating not literally a trillion, but rather some vague inestimable number or amount.