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  • n. Plural form of sextillion.


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  • If Walt Whitman was correct and "a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels," what does a Universe of such defiant dimensions and mysteries do to cosmologists, those scientists who strive to understand "it" all?

    Right-Winger Goes To War

  • And a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels,

    Walt Whitman

  • It has been estimated that in the head of a pin there are not less than eight sextillions of atoms, or eight thousand thousand millions of thousand millions, and that in a cubic centimetre of air there are no less than a sextillion of molecules.

    Part III, Chapter IV of "Uranie"

  • The earth weighs six and a half sextillions of tons, and the ocean one and a half quintillions.

    The Second Deluge

  • And a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions

    Leaves of Grass [1867]

  • And a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels.

    Leaves of Grass

  • In this he succeeded, and exhibiting his achievement in the afternoon, adorned the surface of the ice with successions of 898, till they amounted to as many sextillions, with their homogeneous sequences.

    Gryll Grange

  • We can just hear him saying "sextillions and sextillions."

    NPR Topics: News

  • Commercial agriculture, the mainstay of the economy, has been destroyed by Mr Mugabe's seizures of white-owned farms, hyperinflation was already in the sextillions months ago, and an epidemic of cholera, which is normally treatable, has killed more than 3,000 people, while according to the UN 94 per cent are unemployed. news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph

  • Thus the Universe could be filled with light from sextillions of stars for another

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]


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