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The number 10 raised to the power googol, written out as the numeral 1 followed by 10100 zeros.

[googol + -plex (as in duplex).]


(ˈɡuːɡɒlˌplɛks; -ɡəl-)
(Mathematics) the number represented as one followed by a googol (10100) of zeros
[C20: from googol + (du)plex]


(ˈgu gəlˌplɛks)

a number that is equal to 1 followed by a googol of zeros, expressed as 10^googol.
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Noun1.googolplex - a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by a googol of zeros (ten raised to the power of a googol)
cardinal number, cardinal - the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
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