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Billion

1. One thousand million in the short scale numbering system.

2. One million million in the long scale number system. This number is known, perhaps more commonly, as one trillion.
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As part of its reforesting effort, the SFI program is planting its 6 billionth tree in the Western United States this fall.
The one billionth downloads was Speed of Sound by Coldplay (Chris Martin, left)
Power-Meter Maker Linyang Takes Delivery of Five Billionth PIC Microcontroller
With the help of global health organizations, World Vision and PSI, P&G was able to distribute the third billionth liter to a family in Rwanda, the latest country where the P&G CSDW Program is operating.
It's rare in human history that a billionth of anything has been shipped by one company," the BBC quoted Logitech's general manager Rory Dooley as saying.
THE billionth song is set to be downloaded from online music store iTunes.
To physicists, visible light differs from radio waves in that light's wavelengths are only a millionth to a billionth as long as those of their radio cousins.
known for its Best Wings USA and more than 20 sauces, made history as they served up the company's billionth chicken wing at the Plano Lube "Hard Hat" & Billionth Wing Party on November 15[sup.
London, August 1 (ANI): Twitter, the micro-blogging site, which allows users express themselves in up to 140 characters, has had its 20 billionth message posted.
Apple's iTunes store hit a record Wednesday night selling its 10 billionth song and awarded the lucky customer who purchased the song with a U.
The milestone announced yesterday was reached after Apple launched its catalogue in 2003, less than 18 months after it sold its one billionth song, and just six months after hitting two billion sales.