billionth
adjective or noun see billion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • billionth — [bil′yənth] adj. 1. coming last in a series of a billion 2. designating any of the billion equal parts of something n. 1. the last in a series of a billion 2. any of the billion equal parts of something * * * bil·lionth (bĭlʹyənth) n. 1. The… …   Universalium

  • billionth — 1778, from BILLION (Cf. billion) + TH (Cf. th) …   Etymology dictionary

  • billionth — [bil′yənth] adj. 1. coming last in a series of a billion 2. designating any of the billion equal parts of something n. 1. the last in a series of a billion 2. any of the billion equal parts of something …   English World dictionary

  • billionth — [[t]bɪ̱ljənθ[/t]] billionths 1) ORD The billionth item in a series is the one you count as number one billion. Disney will claim its one billionth visitor before the end of the century. 2) FRACTION A billionth is one of a billion equal parts of… …   English dictionary

  • Billionth — One billionth is the reciprocal of a billion, which means it has one of two definitions depending on whether the long scale or short scale definition is being used. hort scale countriesIn most English speaking countries, a billionth is equal to 0 …   Wikipedia

  • billionth — n. one billionth, billionth part …   English contemporary dictionary

  • billionth — 1. adjective The ordinal form of the number one billion. 2. noun a) The person or thing in the billionth position. b) One of a billion equal parts of a whole …   Wiktionary

  • billionth — billion ► CARDINAL NUMBER (pl. billions or (with numeral or quantifying word) same) 1) the number equivalent to the product of a thousand and a million; 1,000,000,000 or 109. 2) dated, chiefly Brit. a million million (1,000,000,000,000 or 1012).… …   English terms dictionary

  • billionth — I noun 1. position 1,000,000,000 in a countable series of things • Regions: ↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑America, ↑the States, ↑US, ↑U.S., ↑USA, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • billionth — bil|lionth [ bıljənθ ] number 1. ) in the place or position counted as number one billion 2. ) one of a billion equal parts of something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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