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googolplex

[goo-gawl-pleks, -gol-, -guh l-]
noun
  1. a number that is equal to 1 followed by a googol of zeros and expressed as .
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Origin of googolplex

First recorded in 1935–40; googol + -plex
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British Dictionary definitions for googolplex

googolplex

noun
  1. the number represented as one followed by a googol (10 100) of zeros
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Word Origin for googolplex

C20: from googol + (du) plex
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googolplex in Science

googolplex

[gōōgôl-plĕks′]
  1. The number 10 raised to the power googol, written out as the numeral 1 followed by a googol (10100) of zeros.
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