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Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

A thousand million million (1015). In Britain it used to mean a million to the power of 4 (1024) but this is no longer used on the rare occasions the word is used.

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quadrillion

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

A thousand million million (1015). In Britain it used to mean a million to the power of 4 (1024) but this is no longer used on the rare occasions the word is used.

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quadrillion

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 6 words.

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quadrillion

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 19 words.

a thousand raised to the fifth (or formerly, especially in BrE, the eighth) power (1015 and 1024 respectively).

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quadrillion

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 19 words.

fourth power of a million; (U.S.) fifth power of a thousand. XVII. — F. quadrillon, f. QUADRI- + (m)illion

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quadrillion

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 34 words.

A thousand million million (1015). In Britain it used to mean a million to the power of 4

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quadrillion

James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 34 words.

A thousand million million (1015). In Britain it used to mean a million to the power of 4

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quad

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 51 words.

[quadrillion]

engineering. A generic measure of energy for fuel reserves, = 1 quadrillion B.t.u., i.e. 1015 B.t.u. =

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<span class="smallCaps">quadri-</span>

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 273 words.

In Latinate words denoting four of something, quadri- is the usual form, as in quadripartite (= having four parts), quadrillion

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-illion

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 32 words.

Suffix denoting numbers of millions. Common usage now is that million, billion, trillion, quadrillion, quintillion etc. are successively multiplied by

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‐illion

James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 32 words.

Suffix denoting numbers of millions. Common usage now is that million, billion, trillion, quadrillion, quintillion etc. are successively multiplied by

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Microbiology of human health and disease

Nicholas P. Money.

in Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Microbiology. 4362 words.

Microbiological research has been dominated by studies on pathogenic organisms since the work of Louis Pasteur in the 19th century. Recent research suggests that populations of microbes...

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Pooled assembly of marine metagenomic datasets: enriching annotation through chimerism

Jonathan D. Magasin and Dietlind L. Gerloff.

in Bioinformatics

February 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 5361 words.

Motivation: Despite advances in high-throughput sequencing, marine metagenomic samples remain largely opaque. A typical sample contains billions of microbial organisms from...

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Editors' Note

Jeffrey Golden and Lachlan Burn.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Capital Markets. 1186 words.

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The courts, the financial crisis and systemic risk

Jeffrey B. Golden.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

July 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Capital Markets. 5115 words.

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How should we resolve disputes in complex international financing transactions?

David Baragwanath.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Capital Markets. 7957 words.

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