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It Has 7 letters ( b i l l i o n )         3 vowels ( i i o )         4 consonants ( b l l n )         Word on the contrary noillib

Which the Definition/Meaning of billion in categoryENGLISH - NUMERAL
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BILLION * (US, modern British & Australian, short scale) A milliard, a thousand million: 1 followed by nine zeros, 109. * (dated, British & Australian, long scale) A million million: a 1 followed by twelve zeros, 1012. * (colloquial, in the plural, hyperbolic) A very large number. _There were BILLIONS of people at the concert._ SEE ALSO * (short scale) PREVIOUS: million. NEXT trillion: * (long scale) PREVIOUS: milliard. NEXT billiard: * ISO prefix: giga- DERIVED TERMS * billionaire RELATED TERMS * trillion, coined at same time TRANSLATIONS

billion

  1. (US, modern British & Australian, short scale) A milliard, a thousand million: 1 followed by nine zeros, 109.
  2. (dated, British & Australian, long scale) A million million: a 1 followed by twelve zeros, 1012.
  3. (colloquial, in the plural, hyperbolic) A very large number.
    There were billions of people at the concert.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of billion in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From French _billion_

From French billion

Which the Definition/Meaning of billion in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈbɪljən/ * Rhymes: -ɪljən * Hyphenation: bil‧lion

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪljən/
  • Rhymes: -ɪljən
  • Hyphenation: bil‧lion

Which the Definition/Meaning of billion in categoryFRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

From _bi-_ (“two”) +‎ _-illion_; i.e., a million million. Coined by Jehan Adam in 1475 as BY-MILLION. Rendered as BYLLION by Nicolas Chuquet in 1484, in his article “Triparty en la science des nombres”.

From bi- (two) +‎ -illion; i.e., a million million.

Coined by Jehan Adam in 1475 as by-million. Rendered as byllion by Nicolas Chuquet in 1484, in his article “Triparty en la science des nombres”.

Which the Definition/Meaning of billion in categoryFRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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French - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /bi.ljɔ̃/

  • IPA(key): /bi.ljɔ̃/

Which the Definition/Meaning of billion in categoryFRENCH - NUMERAL
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BILLION * 1012; a long scale billion; a short scale trillion. USAGE NOTES * PREVIOUS: milliard, 109 * NEXT: billiard, 1015 RELATED TERMS * trillion, coined at same time DESCENDANTS * Catalan: bilió

billion

  1. 1012; a long scale billion; a short scale trillion.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of billion in categoryFRENCH - REFERENCES
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* ^ Bibliothèque St Geneviève, Paris, MS Français 3143 - original French manuscript by Jehan Adam * ^ Jehan Adam, Traicté en arismetique pour la practique par gectouers… Parchemin. XVe siècle (1475). * ^ Lynn Thorndike, “The Arithmetic of Jehan Adam, A.D. 1475,” Science and Thought in the Fifteenth Century * ^ 1880 [1484], Nicolas Chuquet, Triparty en la science des nombres (ISSN 9012-9458), Aristide Marre:    Idem, "Nicolas Chuquet's manuscript", Published by www.miakinen.net. URL accessed on 2008-03-01. * ^ Idem, "Nicolas Chuquet's chapter", Transcription by Michael Florencetime. URL accessed on 2008-03-01.

  1. ^ Bibliothèque St Geneviève, Paris, MS Français 3143 - original French manuscript by Jehan Adam
  2. ^ Jehan Adam, Traicté en arismetique pour la practique par gectouers… Parchemin. XVe siècle (1475).
  3. ^ Lynn Thorndike, “The Arithmetic of Jehan Adam, A.D. 1475,” Science and Thought in the Fifteenth Century
  4. ^ 1880 [1484], Nicolas Chuquet, Triparty en la science des nombres (ISSN 9012-9458), Aristide Marre:
       Idem, "Nicolas Chuquet's manuscript", Published by www.miakinen.net. URL accessed on 2008-03-01.
  5. ^ Idem, "Nicolas Chuquet's chapter", Transcription by Michael Florencetime. URL accessed on 2008-03-01.

Which the Definition/Meaning of billion in categoryFRENCH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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* “billion” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).


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