Obama was offering around $1.2 trillion each in taxes and cuts.
The outstanding debt of the domestic financial sector—American banks—is $13.9 trillion.
The final version, cutting taxes by $1.35 trillion, garnered 58 votes.
And that is out of an economy greater than $2 trillion dollars.
The two parties agreed on spending cuts of $1.5 trillion in 2011.
Not one of these stars is within a trillion miles of any other.
Its distance is 64 trillion kilometers (391⁄2 trillion miles).
We traverse a few more trillion miles in our rapid course, and it shines out like a fine star of the first magnitude.
Its distance is 69 trillion kilometers (421⁄2 trillion miles).
Like, a trillion years of all the computers ever invented working 24/7 won't be able to do it.
1680s, from French trillion (late 15c.), from tri- (see tri-) + (m)illion. Cf. billion. In the U.S., the fourth power of a thousand (one thousand billion, 1 followed by 12 zeroes); in Great Britain, the third power of a million (one million billion, 1 followed by 18 zeroes), which is the original sense.
mathematics
In Britain, France, and Germany, 10^18 or a million cubed.
In the USA and Canada, 10^12.
[Elsewhere?]
(1996-10-03)