quadrilliard
EnglishEdit
EtymologyEdit
From French quadrilliard, equivalent to quadri- + -illiard.
NumeralEdit
quadrilliard (rare)
- A thousand million million million million: 1 followed by twenty-seven zeros, 10^{27}.
- 2002 June 19, bruce, “Re: Australians did it again! (?)”, in alt.fan.robert-jordan, Usenet, message-ID <cs9qea.as3.ln@ID-92747.user.dfncis.de>:
- Ugh. An Australian should use Australian numbers (the same as British), not American. 10^27 is 1,000 quadrillion (or a quadrilliard). An octillion would be 10^48.
- 2003 December 3, arie, “Re: Why Women "Test" Men, and What Men can Do About It”, in alt.support.loneliness, Usenet, message-ID <bqkc2m$dg9$1@news.tudelft.nl>:
- Your estimation was quite accurate. In a body of 75 kg of water, there are roughly 2.5 x 10^28. That's 25 octillion (US) or 25 quadrilliard (EU).
- 2014 May 16, Buckingham, Lela, “Chapter 3: Systems of Measurement”, in Fundamental Laboratory Mathematics: Required Calculations for the Medical Laboratory Professional, Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company, →ISBN, Box 3-3: Terms for Large Numbers, page 47:
- In the European system, 10^{9} is a milliard, 10^{12} is a billion, 10^{15} is a billiard, 10^{18} is a trillion, 10^{21} is a trilliard, 10^{24} is a quadrillion, and 10^{27} is a quadrilliard. To avoid confusion in expressing these numbers, the SI prefixes are preferred.
SynonymsEdit
TranslationsEdit
10^{27} — see octillion
See alsoEdit
- Previous: quadrillion. Next: quintillion.
FrenchEdit
^{[a], [b], [c]} ← 10^{21} | ← 10^{24} | 10^{27} | 10^{30} → | 10^{33} → |
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Cardinal (traditional spelling): un quadrilliard Cardinal (post-1990 spelling): un-quadrilliard Ordinal: quadrilliardième | ||||
French Wikipedia article on 10^{27} |
EtymologyEdit
From quadri- (“four”) + -illiard.
PronunciationEdit
NumeralEdit
quadrilliard m (plural quadrilliards)
- octillion (10^{27})