: trillion (1012)
terawatt

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Greek téras "sign sent by the gods, portent, marvel, monster" — more at terato-

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Cite this Entry

“Tera-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tera-. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

tera-

combining form
ˈter-ə
: trillion
terawatt
Etymology

from Greek teras "monster"

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