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Etymology edit

From Latin quattuordecim, fourteen.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkwɒtjuɔː(ɹ)dəˈsɪl.i.ən/
    Rhymes: -ɪljən
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Numeral edit

quattuordecillion (plural quattuordecillions)

  1. (US, Britain, Australia, rare, short scale) 1045.
  2. (dated, Britain, Australia, rare, long scale) 1084.

Quotations edit

  • 2002 CE, Clifford Pickover, The Mathematics of Oz: Mental Gymnastics from Beyond the Edge, Cambridge University Press (2 September 2002):
    "Ooh!" Dorothy steps back in awe. "Mon Dieu. What is that cool-looking heart symbol?" "Here, ♥ indicates a quattuordecillion".
  • 2002 CE, Ron Penton, Data Structures for Game Programmers, Muska & Lipman / Premier-Trade (25 November 25 2002):
    Assuming that each node in your gametree used a modest 64 bytes, that many nodes would take up 6 quattuordecillion yottabytes (I'm really not making this up).
  • 2003, CE, Magic Dragon Multimedia, Timeline Cosmic Future:
    One Quattuordecillion Years From Now: Protons and neutrons decay.

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