Definitions for "120"
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and twelve
being ten more than one hundred ten
American English; one hundred and twenty in British English) is the natural number following 119 and preceding 121. 120 was known as "the great hundred", especially prior to the year 1700, from the Teutonic Hundert which equalled 120. The number 100, now known commonly as "one hundred" was then known as "the small hundred". It is also known as 'twelvety' according to the number naming system invented by J.