googol


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  • noun

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a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by 100 zeros (ten raised to the power of a hundred)

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Kasner also defined a much larger number, the googolplex, which is 1 followed by a googol of zeros.
Math and science teachers sometimes use the googol to give some perspective to the size of the universe or the size of infinity.
Google is a reworked form of googol, and tyre giant Bridgestone sounds English but is a translation of the founder's surname, Ishibashi - Japanese for stone bridge.
Em setembro de 1997, Larry e Sergey perceberam que o seu mecanismo de busca precisava de um novo nome e, usando a tecnica do brainstorming, escolheram Google, uma brincadeira com o termo googol, explicado anteriormente.
They picked googol, a greek work which means a vast number represented by one followed by 100 noughts.
As BackRub developed street cred, the name was changed to Google--from the mathematical term googol, which is the number 1 followed by 100 zeroes, equal to 10 (100).
Here was a man who had never heard of a googol but was willing to lose pounds 468,000 by choosing that as the answer to: A number one followed by 100 zeros is known by what name?
A googol is the number 10 multiplied by itself 100 times.
At present, the local motion controller market enterprises, such as Googol Technology, Shanghai Weihong and Leadshine Technology etc.
A googol is the name given to 1 followed by 100 zeroes, and | inspired the name of the internet company.
When the Internet search company Google were looking for a name, they slightly altered the spelling of googol to create Google, and even named their company headquarters in California Googleplex.
It was to have been called Googol (a mathematical term for a really big number - 1 with 100 noughts) but someone else already had the domain name.
THE name Google originated from a misspelling of googol, a number represented by 1 followed by 100 zeros.
In fact this same famous Kasner nephew offered the 'googolplex', which is defined to be a 1 followed by a googol of zeros (p.
They left college without completing their doctorates and changed the name to Google - a play on the mathematical term googol which is a one followed by 100 zeroes.