Definition of googolplex in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡuːɡ(ə)lplɛks/

cardinal number

Equivalent to ten raised to the power of a googol.
Example sentences
  • Through this method, a wild guess at the Möbius value of googolplex + 1 is possible, without a complete factorization.
  • Even bigger than a googol, according to Kasner, is a googolplex, a 1 followed by a googol zeros.
  • Regarding other large numbers, neither googolplex nor infinity return calculator results.


1940s: from googol + -plex as in multiplex.

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