[kwo-dril-yuh n] /kwɒˈdrɪl yən/
noun, plural quadrillions (as after a numeral) quadrillion.
a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 15 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 24 zeros.
amounting to one quadrillion in number.
(in Britain) the number represented as one followed by 24 zeros (1024) US and Canadian word septillion
(in the US and Canada) the number represented as one followed by 15 zeros (1015)
1670s, from French quadrillion (16c.) from quadri- “four” (see quadri-) + (m)illion. Cf. billion. In Great Britain, the fourth power of a million (1 followed by 24 zeroes); in the U.S., the fifth power of a thousand (1 followed by 15 zeroes).
[kwod-ruh-noh-mee-uh l] /ˌkwɒd rəˈnoʊ mi əl/ Algebra. adjective 1. consisting of four terms. noun 2. a quadrinomial expression. /ˌkwɒdrɪˈnəʊmɪəl/ noun 1. an algebraic expression containing four terms
quadriparesis quad·ri·pa·re·sis (kwŏd’rə-pə-rē’sĭs, -pār’ĭ-sĭs) n. See tetraparesis.
- Quadripedal extensor reflex
quadripedal extensor reflex quad·ri·ped·al extensor reflex (kwŏd’rə-pěd’l, -pēd’l) n. Extension of the arm on the affected side in hemiplegia when the patient is positioned to be on all fours. Also called Brain’s reflex.
[kwod-ruh-pahr-tahyt] /ˌkwɒd rəˈpɑr taɪt/ adjective 1. divided into or consisting of four parts. 2. involving four participants: a quadripartite treaty. /ˌkwɒdrɪˈpɑːtaɪt/ adjective 1. divided into or composed of four parts 2. maintained by or involving four participants or groups of participants adj. early 15c., from Latin quadripartitus, from quadri- “four” (see quadri-) + partitus, past […]