A million, million, millions... as in:
1, 000,000, 000,000, 000,000 or 10^18
...from tri as in three.
It is lazily commonly missused for a million
millions, which is in fact a billion
, from bi as in two (...and not a thousand million
You see, a tricycle
does not have two wheels and a bicycle
does not have one and a half wheels.
A trillion dollars is a million, million, millions of dollars and a billion dollars is a million, millions of dollars. A thousand million dollars is $1,000, 000,000.
Used in as a metaphor for "a lot".
Man, there's trillions of stupid people in the world.
(V) meaning too true and too real to be measured by any scale we know today. This word is scantly used.
Look at Andre, walkin around like he trillion and everyting.
Getting into a basketball game for one minute and not recording a single statistic. The line of the box score would have a 1 followed by 13 zeros.
An Ohio State benchwarmer achieved the trillion when he got in the blowout win over Michigan.
Sorry, the above definition is a little off. Actually, make that 999 billion off. A trillion is ten to the TWELFTH power (1,000,000,000,000). Ten to the ninth power is one billion.
Please make that note.
1. Noun: A person who fully embodies the trill
philosophy. (plural: trillions)
2. Proper Noun, plural (Trillions/Trillion$): An underground rap group from the Dirty West.
Dayyyyum, you can see that Trillion coming from a mile away cuz his grill and chains are shinin' brighter than the Sun's rays.