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1. The cardinal number equal to 1033.
2. Chiefly British The cardinal number equal to 1060.

[Latin decem, ten; see deci- + (m)illion.]

de·cil′lion adj.


1. (Units) (in Britain, France, and Germany) the number represented as one followed by 60 zeros (1060)
2. (Units) (in the US and Canada) the number represented as one followed by 33 zeros (1033)
[C19: from Latin decem ten + -illion as in million]
deˈcillionth adj


(dɪˈsɪl yən)

1. a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 33 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 60 zeros.
2. amounting to one decillion in number.
[1835–45; < Latin dec(em) ten + -illion, as in million]
de•cil′lionth, adj., n.
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The vast reaches of space are revealed to be "a nightmare of meaninglessness without end" (8), and mankind exists in "a Universe composed of one trillionth part matter to one decillion parts black velvet futility" (303).
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