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quintillion

1. (in Britain, France, and Germany) the number represented as one followed by 30 zeros (1030)
2. (in the US and Canada) the number represented as one followed by 18 zeros (1018)

quintillion

[kwin′til·yən]
(mathematics)
The number 1018.
In British and German usage, the number 1030.

quintillion

10^30 in Europe (this is called a nonillion in the United States and Canada).

10^18 in the United States and Canada (this is called a trillion in Europe).

[Collins dictionary].

quintillion

One thousand times one quadrillion, which is 1, followed by 18 zeros, or 10 to the 18th power. See space/time.
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SEVENTH = Sixty-Eight Vigintillion Eighty Nonillion Two Hundredth & Seventy-Eight Vigintillion Eighty Novemdecillion Three Hundredth.
SEVENTEEN = Sixty-Eight Vigintillion Eighty-Nine Trillion Eight Eighty-Nine & Seventy-Eight Vigintillion Eighty Nine Tredecillion Eighty-Eight Nonillion.
SEVENTEENTH = Sixty-Eight Vigintillion Eighty-Nine Tredecillion Eighty-Eight Nonillion Two Hundredth & Seventy-Eight Vigintillion Eighty-Nine Tredecillion Eighty-Eight Nonillion Three Hundredth.
TENTH= Twenty-Eight Nonillion Two Hundredth & Thirty-Eight Novemdecillion Three Hundredth.
Charades: Cardinal lowest: seven ('s even), forties (for ties); highest: nonillion (Non-ill, 1.
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