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sextillion

[sek′stil·yən]
(mathematics)
The number 1021.
In British and German usage, the number 1036.

Sextillion

 

the number represented by one followed by 21 zeros, that is, the number 1021. In some countries the number 1036 is called a sextillion.

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Which one was the first or initial black hole that the universe has grown up from is not critical or important to the present universe because the mass of the original one only takes one part of a sextillion in the present universe.
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars, And the pismire is equally perfect, and a grain of sand, and the egg of the wren, And the tree-toad is a chef-d'oeuvre for the highest, And the running blackberry would adorn the parlors of heaven, And the narrowest hinge in my hand puts to scorn all machinery, And the cow crunching with depress'd head surpasses any statue, And a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels.
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars, And the pismire is equally perfect, and a grain of sand, and the egg of the wren, And the tree-toad is a chef-d'oeuvre for the highest, And the running blackberry would adorn the parlors of heaven, And the narrowest hinge of my hand puts to scorn all machinery, And the cow crunching with depress'd head surpasses any statue, And a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels.