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n. - One part in equal parts totaling the number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros

Usage examples (7)
  • Well, Horrors of War has one like it…except at about a quintillionth of the budget the beach at Normandy is like…four grains of sand and none of the acting ability
  • They are using attosecond -- one quintillionth of a second -- laser pulses to study electron dynamics in atoms and molecules.
  • Researchers using one of the grants will set up a laser laboratory to study the motion of electrons on the scale of a quintillionth of a second.
  • Then, with far shorter pulses of extreme ultraviolet light on the 100-attosecond timescale (an attosecond is 10-18 second, a quintillionth of a second), they were able... for more
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