Nonillion
Nonillion No*nil"lion, n. [L. nonus ninth + -illion, as in E. million.] According to the French and American notation, a thousand octillions, or a unit with thirty ciphers annexed; according to the English notation, a million octillions, or a unit with fifty-four ciphers annexed. See the Note under {Numeration}. [1913 Webster]

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  • nonillion — [nō nil′yən] n. [Fr < L nonus, ninth (see NOON) + Fr (m)illion] ☆ 1. the number represented by 1 followed by 30 zeros 2. Brit. the number represented by 1 followed by 54 zeros adj. amounting to one nonillion in number …   English World dictionary

  • nonillion — [nɔniljɔ̃] n. m. ÉTYM. 1520; du lat. nonus « neuvième », d après million. ❖ ♦ Arithm. (Rare). Nombre égal à un million d octillions (S = 1054) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nonillion — A Nonillion is 1 times;1030 = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000.Except British nomenclature, in which nonillion refers to 1054 (septendecillion in US/Scientific nomenclature).Separate from the number itself, scientist believe that the… …   Wikipedia

  • nonillion — nonillionth, n., adj. /noh nil yeuhn/, n., pl. nonillions, (as after a numeral) nonillion, adj. n. 1. a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 30 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 54 zeros. adj. 2. amounting to one… …   Universalium

  • nonillion — noun A very large number. ‘I then looked into the zatetic forest behind it / And saw a nonillion, no, a novemdecillion of them!’ …   Wiktionary

  • nonillion — (no ni li on) s. m. Terme d arithmétique. Octillion multiplié par mille. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Ung nonillion vaut mille milliers de octilions, DE LA ROCHE Arismetique, f. 7. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. nonus, neuvième. Voy. billion, pour l explication …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • nonillion — no•nil•lion [[t]noʊˈnɪl yən[/t]] n. pl. lions, (as after a numeral) lion, 1) a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 30 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 54 zeros 2) amounting to one nonillion in number • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • nonillion — /noʊˈnɪljən/ (say noh nilyuhn) noun 1. a cardinal number represented by one followed by 54 zeros (in the US and France, by one followed by 30 zeros). –adjective 2. amounting to one nonillion in number. {French, from non (from Latin nōnus ninth) + …   Australian English dictionary

  • nonillion — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, from Latin nonus ninth + French illion (as in million) more at noon Date: 1690 see number table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Nonillion — In diesem Artikel geht es um den Aufbau von Zahlennamen und die Benennung von Zahlen im Dezimalsystem. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Der Aufbau von Zahlennamen 1.1 Null bis Neun 1.2 Zehn 1.3 Elf und Zwölf als Ausnahmen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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