Billion vs Bing - What's the difference?

billion | bing |


As a proper noun bing is

of (etyl) origin and unknown meaning or bing can be (internet) a search engine introduced by microsoft in 2009.

billion

English

Numeral

(head)
  • A milliard, a thousand million: 1 followed by nine zeros, 109.
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  • , date=2013-05-25, volume=407, issue=8837, page=74, magazine=(The Economist) citation , passage=In America alone, people spent $170 billion on “direct marketing”—junk mail of both the physical and electronic varieties—last year. Yet of those who received unsolicited adverts through the post, only 3% bought anything as a result.}}
  • A million million: a 1 followed by twelve zeros, 1012.
  • (colloquial, in the plural, hyperbole) A very large number.
  • See also

    * (short scale) Previous': million. ' Next trillion: * (long scale) Previous': milliard. ' Next billiard: * ISO prefix: giga-

    Derived terms

    * billionaire

    bing

    English

    (wikipedia bing)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (slang): Prison solitary confinement, a term used by inmates.
  • (British) A heap or pile, such as a slag heap. Cognate with Scots bing.
  • The sound made by a bell, an
  • : Bing ! Ladies and gentlemen, in a few minutes the captain will turn off the fasten seatbelt sign, but for your own safety we recommend you stay seated and with your seatbelt securely fastened at all times. :: Toronto Star, "Ryanair looking at standing 'seats,' pay toilets", 2 July 2010 , Jim Rankin http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/831562--ryanair-looking-at-standing-seats-pay-toilets (accessed 17 September 2010) : Bing Bang Boing :: Douglas Florian, 1994 http://books.google.com/books?id=KtsSWKOWfnwC&printsec=frontcover
  • v=onepage&q&f=false (accessed 17 September 2010)
  • : The Tao of Bada Bing :: David Chase, 2003 http://books.google.com/books?id=R9FlujWxnDEC&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:ISBN1566492785 (accessed 17 September 2010)

    See also

    * ping * ding * boing * bada bing bada boom

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