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"A Billion" a.k.a. "A Million" is 2009 South Korean thriller film.

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Google previewTime in Powers of Ten (2014)

Natural Phenomena and Their Timescales by Gerard 't Hooft, Stefan Vandoren

The number 109 is called a billion (thousand million) in the short scale, whereas in the long scale it is called a milliard.

Google previewThe Gentleman's Magazine (1878)

A thousand is made the multiplier, but a billion is a thousand cubed or raised to the third power, according to the Continental practice, a trillion a thousand raised to the fourth power, and so on. Our English usage is the correct one. According to ...

Google previewThe Art of Immersion: How the Digital Generation Is Remaking Hollywood, Madison Avenue, and the Way We Tell Stories (2012)

by Frank Rose

“Half a billion is a Twitter and Nothingness.

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Units (2012)

Including dimensionless numbers and scales by H. G. Jerrard

is stilla million, but 10° is called a billion, 10** a trillion and 10** a quadrillion.

Google previewRailroad Worker (1917)

We understand readily that a billion is a thousand millions, and that a million is in turn a thousand thousands.

Google previewThe Sutra of Hui-neng, Grand Master of Zen (1998)

by Thomas Cleary

A billion is a thousand to the third power: speaking in terms of the inner pattern, this means that greed, anger, and folly each contain a thousand false thoughts. The mind is the root of good and evil; it can be vulgar and it can be sagacious.

Google previewThe Fall of the Priests and the Rise of the Lawyers (2016)

by Philip Wood

A billion is that piece of paper a kilometre to the side—just over half a mile. — A trillion is that piece of graph paper a kilometre to the side and a kilometre up. So a billion is much bigger than a million. A trillion is much, much bigger than a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Economics (2016)

by Nigar Hashimzade, Gareth Myles, John Black

A billion was a million million (= 1012) in the traditional British system but this is no ...

Google previewThe Routledge Critical Dictionary of the New Cosmology (1999)

by Peter Coles

baryon number conservation and created what seems a tiny imbalance: for every billion antiprotons, there were a billion and one protons. The Universe cooled further, and grand unified interactions ceased to become important. The standard ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler

a billion is a million millions, a trillion a ...

Google previewThe Forest Charmer a Dictionary of Verse (2002)

The Forest Charmer and Elongated Swirling a Dictionary of Verse by Harvey Rothenstein

Roughly a billion Galaxy's are within sight of our large telescopes. Many of the stars in these galaxies may have life — supporting planets circling them. And some of these planets maybe bear intelligent civilizations. Interstellar travel, trips to ...

Google previewFiber Optics Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin Weik

a billion billion ( U.S.) or (b) million trillion (U.S.). Common abbreviation: E. Note 1: An example of the use of “exa” is in 10 EHz (exahertz), equivalent to 10” Hz (hertz). Note 2: Care ...

Google previewThe MMA Encyclopedia (2010)

by Jonathan Snowden, Kendall Shields

over a billion dollars. The Fertittas have steadfastly avoided taking Zuffa public and have turned down numerous offers to buy the company, including one reportedly of $1.2 billion. In 2010 they sold a 10 Zuffa.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Päli Language (1875)

by Robert Cæsar Childers

A thousand cakkavalas are called sahassi- lokadhdtu, a million are dvisahassil-, a billion are tisahassil-, or mahdsahassil-. These must be compound words, for at Dh. 94 we have dasasaha- ssacakkavdle (loc), "in ten thousand worlds.

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We have begun to contemplate our origins: starstuff pondering the stars; organized assemblages of ten billion billion billion atoms considering the evolution of atoms; tracing the long journey by which, here at least, consciousness arose.
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