Definition of Trillion

1. Noun. A very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole). "There were millions of flies"




2. Adjective. One quintillion in Great Britain.

3. Noun. The number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros. "In England they call a quintillion a trillion"

4. Adjective. One million million in the United States.
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Similar to: Cardinal

5. Noun. The number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros. "In England they call a trillion a billion"

Definition of Trillion

1. n. According to the French notation, which is used upon the Continent generally and in the United States, the number expressed by a unit with twelve ciphers annexed; a million millions; according to the English notation, the number produced by involving a million to the third power, or the number represented by a unit with eighteen ciphers annexed. See the Note under Numeration.

Definition of Trillion

1. Cardinal numeral. (''US; modern British & Australian, short scale'') A million million: 1 followed by twelve zeros, 1012. ¹

2. Cardinal numeral. (''dated British & Australian, long scale'') A million million million: 1 followed by eighteen zeros, 1018. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trillion

1. a number [n -S]

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Literary usage of Trillion

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1. The Strategic Value of Fossil Fuels: Challenges and Responses : Conference by International Energy Agency (1996)
"According to GATT, yearly world trade is about $3.5 trillion in ... Of this trade, fuels account for $.33 trillion and oil trade is $.25 trillion. ..."

2. OECD Public Debt Markets: Trends and Recent Structural Changes by Asian Productivity Organization, Oecd, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (2002)
"In 2000, yen bonds worth 4082.4 trillion yen were traded over the counter, an increase of 348 trillion yen from the previous year, and accounting for 99.8% ..."

3. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal Matters by William Hawkins, John Curwood (1824)
"... that if the maim in the declaration be laid in A. and *1- trillion, may well deserve to be considered. However (a) it (a) 41 made upon him by the ..."

4. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"trillion while a student at the university, and on that study he bestowed many of his враге hours during his ministry. He has left behind him voluminous ..."

5. Insurance Regulation and Supervision in Asia by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1999)
"E. The Growth of Assets and Investments The assets of the Indonesian insurance industry totalled Rp 32 trillion in 1997. a 43.7 per cent increase from the ..."

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