septillion
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, from Latin septem + French -illion (as in million) — more at seven Date: 1690 — see number table

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  • septillion — ● septillion nom masculin (de sept, d après quadrillion) Un million de sextillions (1042). ⇒SEPTILLION, subst. masc. A. Vieilli. Un millier de sextillions. (Ds Lar. 19e 20e, LITTRÉ, GUÉRIN 1892, QUILLET 1965). B. Un million de sextillions (1042) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • septillion — [sep til′yən] n. [Fr < L septem, SEVEN + Fr (m)illion ] ☆ 1. the number represented by 1 followed by 24 zeros 2. Brit. the number represented by 1 followed by 42 zeros adj. amounting to one septillion in number …   English World dictionary

  • Septillion — Sep*til lion, n. [F. septilion, formed fr. L. septem seven, in imitation of million.] According to the French method of numeration (which is followed also in the United States), the number expressed by a unit with twenty four ciphers annexed.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Septillion — (v. lat.), eine Million Sextillionen, eine Million in der siebenten Potenz, s.u. Billion …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Septillĭon — Septillĭon, die siebente Potenz einer Million, geschrieben 1 mit 42 Nullen; vgl. Zahlensystem …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • septillion — septillionth, n., adj. /sep til yeuhn/, n., pl. septillions, (as after a numeral) septillion, adj. n. 1. a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 24 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 42 zeros. adj. 2. amounting to one …   Universalium

  • septillion — sep•til•lion [[t]sɛpˈtɪl yən[/t]] n. pl. lions, (as after a numeral) lion, 1) a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 24 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 42 zeros 2) amounting to one septillion in number • Etymology …   From formal English to slang

  • Septillion — 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

  • septillion — (sè pti li on) s. m. Sextilion multiplié par 1000. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Ung septilion vault mille milliers de sixlions (voy. billion), DE LAROCHE Arismetique, f° 7. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. billion …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Septillion — En million sekstillioner. (1 efterfulgt af 42 nuller) …   Danske encyklopædi

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