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bil·lionth

 (bĭl′yənth)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number one billion in a series.
2. One of a billion equal parts.

bil′lionth adj. & adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.billionth - position 1,000,000,000 in a countable series of things
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
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
2.billionth - one part in a billion equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
Adj.1.billionth - the ordinal number of one billion in counting order
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
واحد من بليون
biliontinamiliardtina
billiontedelmilliardtedelnano-
milliárdod
einn biljónasti; einn òúsund miljónasti
bilióntinamiliardtina
milyarda birtrilyonda bir

billionth

adjmilliardste(r, s); (dated Brit) → billionste(r, s)
nMilliardstel nt; (dated Brit) → Billionstel nt

billion

(ˈbiljən) plurals ˈbillion (1 ~3), ˈbillions (2, ~3) – noun
1. often in the United Kingdom, the number 1,000,000,000,000; in the United States, and often in the United Kingdom, the number 1,000,000,000. a billion; several billion.
2. often in the United Kingdom, the figure 1,000,000,000,000; in the United States, and often in the United Kingdom, the figure 1,000,000,000.
3. a billion pounds or dollars. The sum involved amounts to several billion(s).
adjective
often in the United Kingdom, 1,000,000,000,000 in number; in the United States and often in the United Kingdom, 1,000,000,000 in number. a few billion stars.
billionaire (ˌbiljəˈneə(r)) noun
a very rich person who has more than a billion dollars, pounds etc. He's not just a millionaire – he's a billionaire!
ˈbillionth noun
one of a billion equal parts.
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