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**"Trillion"**According to the French notation, which is used upon the Continent generally and in the United States, the number expressed by a unit with twelve ciphers annexed; a million millions; according to the English notation, the number produced by involving a million to the third power, or the number represented by a unit with eighteen ciphers annexed. See the Note under Numeration.

A number represented as a 1 followed by twelve zeros (1,000,000,000,000) If you have a bucket that holds 100 thousand marbles, you would need 10 million of those same buckets to hold a trillion marbles! That's a lot of marbles

the number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros; "in England they call a quintillion a trillion"

A triangular shaped and faceted gemstone. More specifically, it is a gemstone that has an arched shaped triangle cut with 25 facets on the crown and 19 facets on the pavilion.

A triangular shaped gemstone. The three sides of the triangle typically have a slight bow in them as opposed to straight edges.

A digit or digits followed by 12 whole-number places. One trillion written in number form is 1,000,000,000,000 or 10 12.

(4) A digit(s) followed by 12 whole-number places. One trillion written in number form is 1,000,000,000,000 or in exponential form 1012.

a hard concept to grasp

a hard number to wrap your head around

a hard number to wrap your mind around and see as an example in the real world

a lot of money

1 trillion = 1 000 000 000 000.