# septendecillion

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## sep·ten·de·cil·lion

(sĕp′tĕn-dĭ-sĭl′yən)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 1054.
2. Chiefly British The cardinal number equal to 10102.

[Latin septendecim, seventeen (septem, seven; see septm̥ in Indo-European roots + decem, ten; see deci-) + (m)illion.]

## septendecillion

(ˌsɛptɛndɪˈsɪljən)
n
(Mathematics) Brit the number written as ten to the power of 102 (10102)
determiner
(Mathematics) Brit amounting to the number written as ten to the power of 102 (10102)

## sep•ten•de•cil•lion

(ˌsɛp tɛn dɪˈsɪl yən)

n., pl. -lions, (as after a numeral) -lion, n.
1. a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 54 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 102 zeros.
2. amounting to one septendecillion in number.
[1935–40; < Latin septendec(im) seventeen + -illion, as in million]
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The number 10102 is a septendecillion since it is (106) 17, or a million raised to the 17 (Gullburg, 1997).
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The same argument goes for these numbers too: TRILLION, QUADRILLION, QUINTILLION, SEXTILLION, SEPTILLION, OCTILLION, NONILLION, DECILLION, UNDECILLION, DUODECILLION, TREDECILLION, QUATTUORDECILLION, QUINDECILLION, SEXDECILLION, SEPTENDECILLION, OCTODECILLION, NOVEMDECILLION, VIGINTILLION .
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