Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The ordinal number matching the number decillion in a series.
  • n. One of a decillion equal parts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. The ordinal form of the number decillion
  • n. The person or thing in the decillionth position.
  • n. One of a decillion equal parts of a whole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to a decillion, or to the quotient of unity divided by a decillion.
  • n. The quotient of unity divided by a decillion.
  • n. One of a decillion equal parts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a decillion; having the magnitude or position of one of a decillion equal parts.
  • n. The quotient of unity divided by a decillion; one of a decillion equal parts.

Etymologies

decillion +‎ -th (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hahnemann tells us that a single dose of the 30th dilution of Aconite, which contains but the decillionth of a drop of the tincture of the remedy, will cure acute pleurisy in twenty-four hours.

    Personal Experience of a Physician

  • But for persons of very delicate nerves it is proper that the dilution should be carried to the decillionth degree.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • Yet this is given only at the quadrillionth, or fourth degree of potency, and various substances are frequently administered at the decillionth or tenth degree, and occasionally at still higher attenuations with professed medicinal results.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • There are those whose minds are satisfied with the decillionth dilution of a scientific proof.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • "To be called on to believe that the decillionth of a grain of charcoal or oystershell, is capable of producing hundreds of the most formidable symptom, and of curing, as if ny magic, the most inveterate diseases - while we can take ounces, nay pounds, of the same substance into our stomachs with no other inconvenience than its mechanical bulk - seemss so gratuitous an outrage to human reason that the mind instinctively recoils from the propositio."

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • "fractions of the sextillionth or decillionth degree."

    Medical Essays, 1842-1882

  • Simplified down to kindergarten level, say the difference between A and B is, maybe, one-decillionth of the difference between X and A, and the difference between B and C is one-decillionth of the difference between X and B, and so on -- "

    Time Crime

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