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tril·lion

 (trĭl′yən)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 1012.
2. Chiefly British The cardinal number equal to 1018.

[French : tri-, third power (from Latin tri-, tri-) + (m)illion, million (from Old French milion; see million).]

tril′lion adj.

trillion

(ˈtrɪljən)
n
1. (Mathematics) the number represented as one followed by twelve zeros (1012); a million million
2. (Mathematics) (formerly, in Britain) the number represented as one followed by eighteen zeros (1018); a million million million
3. (often plural) an exceptionally large but unspecified number
determiner
a. amounting to a trillion: a trillion stars.
b. (as pronoun): there are three trillion.
[C17: from French, on the model of million]
ˈtrillionth n, adj

tril•lion

(ˈtrɪl yən)

n., pl. -lions, (as after a numeral) -lion, n.
1. a cardinal number represented by 1 followed by 12 zeros; a thousand billions.
2. (in Great Britain) a cardinal number represented by 1 followed by 18 zeros; a billion billions.
adj.
3. amounting to one trillion in number.
[1680–90; < French, =tr(i)- tri- + (m)illion million]
tril′lionth, n., adj.

trillion

A number equal to 1012 .
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trillion - a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole); "there were millions of flies"
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
2.trillion - the number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros; "in England they call a quintillion a trillion"
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
3.trillion - the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros; "in England they call a trillion a billion"
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.trillion - one quintillion in Great Britain
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
2.trillion - one million million in the United States
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"

trillion

noun
An indeterminately great amount or number:
jillion, million (often used in plural), multiplicity, ream.
Informal: bushel, gob (often used in plural), heap (often used in plural), load (often used in plural), lot, oodles, passel, peck, scad (often used in plural), slew, wad, zillion.
Translations
biliótriliο
bilióntrilión
duilionotriiliono
biljontriljon
biljoonatriljoona
bilióntrilión
biljontriljon

trillion

[ˈtrɪlɪən] Ntrillón m (US) → billón m
there are trillions of places I want to visithay millones or montones de sitios a los que quiero ir

trillion

[ˈtrɪljən] num (= one million million) → billion m (un million de million)

trillion

nBillion f; (dated Brit) → Trillion f; there were trillions of them there (fig)es waren Millionen und Abermillionen da

trillion

[ˈtrɪljən] n
a. (Am) → mille miliardi mpl (Brit) → trilione m
b. trillions (of)milioni mpl (di)
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