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quadrillion

1. (in Britain) the number represented as one followed by 24 zeros (1024)
2. (in the US and Canada) the number represented as one followed by 15 zeros (1015)
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quadrillion

[kwə′dril·yən]
(mathematics)
The number 1015.
In British and German usage, the number 1024.
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quadrillion

One thousand times one trillion, which is 1, followed by 15 zeros, or 10 to the 15th power. See space/time.
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