[kwin-til-yuh n] /kwɪnˈtɪl yən/
noun, plural quintillions (as after a numeral) quintillion.
a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 18 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 30 zeros.
amounting to one quintillion in number.
noun (pl) -lions, -lion
(in Britain, France, and Germany) the number represented as one followed by 30 zeros (1030) US and Canadian word nonillion
(in the US and Canada) the number represented as one followed by 18 zeros (1018) Former Brit word trillion
1670s, from Latin quintus “the fifth” (see quinque-) + ending from million. Cf. billion. In Great Britain, the fifth power of a million (1 followed by 30 zeroes); in U.S. the sixth power of a thousand (1 followed by 18 zeroes).
noun 1. See under 1 (def 2). [kwint, kint] /kwɪnt, kɪnt/ noun 1. an organ stop sounding a fifth higher than the corresponding digitals. 2. Piquet. a sequence of five cards of the same suit, as an ace, king, queen, jack, and ten (quint major) or a king, queen, jack, ten, and nine (quint minor) […]
[kwint, kint] /kwɪnt, kɪnt/ noun 1. an organ stop sounding a fifth higher than the corresponding digitals. 2. Piquet. a sequence of five cards of the same suit, as an ace, king, queen, jack, and ten (quint major) or a king, queen, jack, ten, and nine (quint minor) [kwint] /kwɪnt/ noun, Informal. 1. a quintuplet. […]
[kwin-tuhp-lit, -too-plit, -tyoo-, kwin-too-plit, -tyoo-] /kwɪnˈtʌp lɪt, -ˈtu plɪt, -ˈtyu-, ˈkwɪn tʊ plɪt, -tyʊ-/ noun 1. any group or combination of five, especially of the same kind. 2. quintuplets, five children or offspring born of one pregnancy. 3. one of five such children or offspring. 4. Music. a group of five notes of equal value […]
[kwin-too-puh l, -tyoo-, -tuhp-uh l, kwin-too-puh l, -tyoo-] /kwɪnˈtu pəl, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp əl, ˈkwɪn tʊ pəl, -tyʊ-/ adjective 1. fivefold; consisting of five parts. 2. five times as great or as much. 3. Music. having five beats to a measure. noun 4. a number, amount, etc., five times as great as another. verb (used with […]