Definition of Googol

1. Noun. A cardinal number represented as 1 followed by 100 zeros (ten raised to the power of a hundred).

Generic synonyms: Cardinal, Cardinal Number



Definition of Googol

1. Numeral. (cardinal) The number 10100, written as 1 followed by 100 zeros. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Googol

1. an enormous number [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Googol

googleplexes
googles
googlewhack
googlewhacker
googlewhackers
googlewhacking
googlewhacks
googlier
googlies
googliest
googling
googlish
googly
googly eyes
googol (current term)
googolfold
googolplex
googolplexes
googolplexth
googols
googolth
googs
gooier
gooiest
gooily
gooiness
gooing
gook
gook wagon

Literary usage of Googol

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Stochastic Inequalities by Moshe Shaked, Yung Liang Tong (1992)
"googol Although there is a pre-history associated with Secretary Problems— which some have traced back into the 19th century—the generally agreed- upon "big ..."

2. Readers' Theater, Grade 6 by Michael Ryall (2003)
"A "googol" is the number one followed by how many zeroes? Miguel: There are 100 zeroes in a googol. Game Show Host: Correct! Narrator: Miguel answered all ..."

3. Literature Pockets by Jill Norris (2001)
"Your Chance to Find Out about Probability by Jean Cushman • Fantastic Book of Comparisons by Russell Ash o 5 si • G is for googol: A Math Alphabet Book by ..."

4. Family Words: The Dictionary for People Who Don't Know a Frone from a Brinkle by Paul Dickson (1998)
"(Myra Patner) googol. That rarest of words, one that leapt from the mouth of a child right into all the major dictionaries. ..."

5. Balancing Reading & Language Learning: A Resource for Teaching English by Mary Cappellini (2005)
"G Is for googol:A Math Alphabet Book by David M. Schwartz.Tricycle Press, 2000. Icky Bug Alphabet Book, The, by Jerry Pallotta. Charlesbridge, 1990. ..."

6. How to Report on Books, Grades 3-4 by Jill Norris, Melanie Coon (2005)
"... Read Anna's Journey by Mitsumasa Anno G is for googol: A Math Alphabet Book by David M. Schwartz I'm in Charge of Celebrations by Byrd Baylor My Daniel ..."

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