According to the French and American method of numeration, a thousand millions, or 1,000,000,000; according to the English method, a million millions, or 1,000,000,000,000. See Numeration.
A number represented as a 1 followed by nine zeros (1,000,000,000). If you have a bucket that holds 10 thousand marbles, you would need 100 thousand of those same buckets to hold a billion marbles! That's a lot of marbles
One-thousand million, 109 , in the USA only; elsewhere a million million, or 1012. A to F | G to L | M to R | S to Z
the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros; in the United Kingdom the usage followed in the United States is frequently seen
a big freak'n number
a difficult number to comprehend A trillion is even more difficult
a difficult number to comprehend, but an advertising agency did a good job of putting that figure into some perspective in one of its releases
a difficult number to understand, but one advertising agency did a good job of putting that figure into perspective