septillion

noun, often attributive
sep·til·lion | \sep-ˈtil-yən \

Definition of septillion 

US : a number equal to 1 followed by 24 zeros — see Table of Numbers also, British : a number equal to 1 followed by 42 zeros — see Table of Numbers

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The number of possible routes adds up to around 15 septillion (trillion trillion), according to Goldman Sachs, an investment bank. The Economist, "In algorithms we trustHow AI is spreading throughout the supply chain," 28 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of septillion

1690, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for septillion

French, from Latin septem + French -illion (as in million) — more at seven

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