[ goo-gawl-pleks, -gol-, -guhl- ]
/ ˈgu gɔlˌplɛks, -gɒl-, -gəl- /
a number that is equal to 1 followed by a googol of zeros and expressed as .
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British Dictionary definitions for googolplex
/ (ˈɡuːɡɒlˌplɛks, -ɡəl-) /
the number represented as one followed by a googol (10 100) of zeros
Word Origin for googolplex
C20: from googol + (du) plex
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Scientific definitions for googolplex
[ gōō′gôl-plĕks′ ]
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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