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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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Fortunately, no one is linking its going past the 2 billionth mark as another Apocalyptic omen as people have shifted the burden of the end times to how Russia and its nuclear programme would behave.
The United Nations recently estimated the 7 billionth baby would be born Monday, but since it was nearly impossible to pinpoint the exact time and location, the U.
Danica May Camacho is one of several children in countries around the world being declared a symbolic seven billionth human.
Let us use this World Population Day to take determined actions to create a better future for our world's seven billionth inhabitants and for generations to come.
Paddy Power are betting on which continent the seven billionth person will be born and it's 4-1 about North America following news that over the last 10 years the population there has grown by roughly 30m.
The peripheral celebrates its 40th anniversary on Tuesday and Logitech has announced the production of it's billionth mouse.
It had logged its 4 billionth download in February.
Eric Conway, works manager from Baggeridge, recently took the billionth Tuscan Red Multi and Harvest Buff wire cut bricks off the production line.
We need to repeat this iterative scale-down process of dividing the current length into 10 equal parts two more times to get to the billionth part of our initial 100-metre unit.
5 billionth passenger of its service linking central Tokyo and Haneda airport, about 42 years after the monorail opened in the year of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
A LIFETIME'S supply of Heinz tomato soup will be won by whoever buys the eight billionth can off the production line.
The thickness of the TuMR element insulation layer is only a few nanometers (1nm: one billionth of a meter), making it a thin, low resistance and stable film - features that are highly sought after.