Definitions of billion

  1. ( in the United States) the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros
  2. ( in Britain) the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros
  3. the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros; in the United Kingdom the usage followed in the United States is frequently seen
  4. denoting a quantity consisting of one thousand million items or units in the United States
  5. In the United States and France, one thousand millions ( 1, 000, 000, 000); in England and Germany, a million millions ( 1, 000, 000, 000, 000).
  6. A million of millions ( 1, 000, 000, 000, 000); or, according to the French method of numeration, one thousand millions ( 1, 000, 000, 000).
  7. A thousand millions ( 1, 000, 000, 000).
  8. A million millions ( 1, 000, 000, 000, 000).
  9. A million millions.
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