Billion vs Google - What's the difference?

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As a verb google is

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billion

English

Numeral

(head)
  • A milliard, a thousand million: 1 followed by nine zeros, 109.
  • * {{quote-magazine, title=No hiding place
  • , 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

    google

    English

    (wikipedia google)

    Etymology 1

    From googly.

    Verb

    (googl)
  • (cricket) To deliver googlies.
  • (cricket) To move as a ball in a googly.
  • Etymology 2

    From Google.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An internet search, such as that which is performed on the Google search engine.
  • (Internet) A match obtained by a query in the Google search engine.
  • The word "oceanfront" has 6,150,000 googles , so I think it must be a real word.
    Derived terms
    * googlebomb * googles * googlewhack * googlish

    Verb

    (googl)
  • To search for (something) on the Internet using the Google search engine.
  • Tom googles all of his prospective girlfriends.
  • (by extension) To search for (something) on the Internet using any comprehensive search engine.
  • I googled him but there were no references to him on the Internet.
  • (Internet) To be locatable in a search of the Internet.
  • His name googles .
    Quotations
    * {{quote-web , last = Page , first = Larry , authorlink = Larry Page , date = 1998-07-08 , url = http://web.archive.org/web/19991009052012/www.egroups.com/group/google-friends/3.html , title = Google Search Engine: New Features , publisher = Google Friends Mailing List , accessdate = 2007-08-06 , passage = "Have fun and keep googling !" }} * {{quote-video , date = 2002-10-15 , title = (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) , episode = , season = 7 , number = 4 , people = (Alyson Hannigan) and (Nicholas Brendon) , role = (Willow Rosenberg) and (Xander Harris) , passage = Willow'': Have you googled her yet?
    ''Xander'': Willow! She's 17!
    ''Willow
    : It's a search engine. }} * {{quote-video , date = 2002-12-13 , title = (Maid In Manhattan) , people = (Jennifer Lopez) , role = Marisa , passage = "Google it." }} * {{quote-news , date = 2002-12-28 , first = Bill , last = Keller , authorlink = Bill Keller , url = http://www.nytimes.com/2002/12/28/opinion/28KELL.html?pagewanted=2&todaysheadlines , title = Who's Sorry Now? , newspaper = (The New York Times) , issn = 0362-4331 , page = A-19 , accessdate = 2007-06-24 , passage = "Googling in search of an apology from the former Enron C.E.O...." }}

    See also

    * googlie, googly * madame linkmonger * JFGI

    Etymology 3

    Numeral

    (en noun)
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