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googolplex

[′gü‚gȯl‚pleks]
(mathematics)
A name for 10 to the power googol.

googolplex

(mathematics)
The number represented in base-ten by a one with a googol zeroes after it.
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The new number name is made by attaching one or more of the three syllables in GOOGOLPLEX to the base number name.
GOOGOLPLEX is 10 to the GOOGOL power (10 followed by GOOGOL zeros).
On any scale of naffness you care to devise it rates as a googolplex.
Every year since the inception of Googolplex in 2001, we've seen the list of applicants grow with more than 150 applying for the 12 positions," said Rena Crispin, who serves as managing editor of Googolplex and a group of other online publications produced by CUNA.
Many of the past members of the youth editorial boards for Googolplex, said Crispin, are now seeing younger siblings follow in their footsteps in applying for positions on one of the three boards, elementary school, middle school or high school.
Kasner also defined a much larger number, the googolplex, which is 1 followed by a googol of zeros.
As a number, it, and the googolplex, seem to be drifting into the status of urban legend, not often known, and rarely understood, except as a mysterious number-word.
Interestingly, Kasner and Newman point out that a googolplex is much larger than a googol, and larger, also, than a googol times a googol.
The 16 year-old has been named the first grand-prize winner in the themed photo contest offered by CUNA's three-in-one online youth periodical Googolplex.
The high school level of Googolplex, C-Note, recently wrapped up its first themed photo contest.
The soda, like the pilot, was doomed to the annals of history until Portsmouth entrepreneur David Hallmark, the inventor of the award-winning board game, Googolplex, rediscovered it.
But way beyond this in size is the much larger googolplex, whose definition reads