from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The number 10 raised to the power 100 (10100), written out as the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros.
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- n. The number 10100, written as 1 followed by 100 zeros.
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- n. a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by 100 zeros (ten raised to the power of a hundred)
Coined at the age of nine by Milton Sirotta, nephew of Edward Kasner (1878-1955), American mathematician.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Made up in 1938 by the nine year old Milton Sirrota, the nephew of mathematician Edward Kasner who had asked Milton for the hypothetical number of 10 to the 100th. (Wiktionary)