Definition of sextillion in English:
cardinal number (plural sextillions or (with numeral) same)
1A thousand raised to the seventh power (1021).
- And a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels.
- A further challenge is the humbling fact that the original cloud is billions of times wider and a hundred sextillion (100 x [10.sup.21]) times less dense than the star the models are trying to simulate.
- In the last decades of the 20c, however, the North American use has become universal, providing the set million, billion, trillion, quadrillion, quintillion, sextillion, septillion, octillion, nonillion, decillion.
sextillionth ordinal number
- Example sentences
- One amu is less than 200 sextillionths of a gram.
Definition of sextillion in:
- US English dictionary
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