[ seks-di-sil-yuhn ]
/ ˌsɛks dɪˈsɪl yən /
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noun, plural sex·de·cil·lions, (as after a numeral) sex·de·cil·lion.
a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 51 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 96 zeros.
amounting to one sexdecillion in number.
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