# 1,000,000

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1,000,000 (one million), or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001.wikipedia

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### Long and short scales

**short scalelong scalebillion**

The meaning of the word "million" is common to the short scale and long scale numbering systems, unlike the larger numbers, which have different names in the two systems.

Every new term greater than million is one million times as large as the previous term.

### Mega-

**megaMMegas**

Physical quantities can also be expressed using the SI prefix mega (M), when dealing with SI units; for example, 1 megawatt (1 MW) equals 1,000,000 watts.

Mega is a unit prefix in metric systems of units denoting a factor of one million (10 6 or [[1000000 (number)|]]).

### Orders of magnitude (numbers)

**trillionbillionquadrillion**

(1000 2 ; long and short scales: one million)

### Heh (god)

**HuhHehHuh (god)**

Depictions of Heh were also used in hieroglyphs to represent one million, which was essentially considered equivalent to infinity in Ancient Egyptian mathematics.

### 1000 (number)

**thousand10001,000**

1,000,000 (one million), or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001. The word is derived from the early Italian millione (milione in modern Italian), from mille, "thousand", plus the augmentative suffix -one.

### Natural number

**natural numberspositive integerpositive integers**

1,000,000 (one million), or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001.

### Italian language

**ItalianItalian-languageit**

The word is derived from the early Italian millione (milione in modern Italian), from mille, "thousand", plus the augmentative suffix -one.

### Augmentative

**augmentative form**

The word is derived from the early Italian millione (milione in modern Italian), from mille, "thousand", plus the augmentative suffix -one.

### Roman numerals

**Roman numeralRomanRoman number**

It is commonly abbreviated as m (not to be confused with the metric prefix for 1) or M and MM ("thousand thousands", from Latin "Mille"; not to be confused with the Roman numeral MM = 2,000), mm, or mn in financial contexts.

### Scientific notation

**E notationexponential notationdex**

In scientific notation, it is written as 1 or 10 6.

### Physical quantity

**physical quantitiesquantitiesquantity**

Physical quantities can also be expressed using the SI prefix mega (M), when dealing with SI units; for example, 1 megawatt (1 MW) equals 1,000,000 watts.

### Metric prefix

**SI prefixunit prefixprefix**

Physical quantities can also be expressed using the SI prefix mega (M), when dealing with SI units; for example, 1 megawatt (1 MW) equals 1,000,000 watts. It is commonly abbreviated as m (not to be confused with the metric prefix for 1) or M and MM ("thousand thousands", from Latin "Mille"; not to be confused with the Roman numeral MM = 2,000), mm, or mn in financial contexts.

### International System of Units

**SISI unitsSI unit**

Physical quantities can also be expressed using the SI prefix mega (M), when dealing with SI units; for example, 1 megawatt (1 MW) equals 1,000,000 watts.

### Watt

**kWMWmegawatt**

### English language

**EnglishEnglish-languageen**

The million is sometimes used in the English language as a metaphor for a very large number, as in "Not in a million years" and "You're one in a million", or a hyperbole, as in "I've walked a million miles" and "You've asked a million-dollar question".

### Metaphor

**metaphorsmetaphoricalmetaphorically**

The million is sometimes used in the English language as a metaphor for a very large number, as in "Not in a million years" and "You're one in a million", or a hyperbole, as in "I've walked a million miles" and "You've asked a million-dollar question".

### Hyperbole

**hyperbolichyperbolicallyoverstatement**

The million is sometimes used in the English language as a metaphor for a very large number, as in "Not in a million years" and "You're one in a million", or a hyperbole, as in "I've walked a million miles" and "You've asked a million-dollar question".

### Indian English

**EnglishtranslationIndian**

In Indian English and Pakistani English, it is also expressed as 10 lakh or 10 Lac.

### Pakistani English

**EnglishPakistaniPakistan**

In Indian English and Pakistani English, it is also expressed as 10 lakh or 10 Lac.

### Lakh

**lakhslacslac**

In Indian English and Pakistani English, it is also expressed as 10 lakh or 10 Lac.

### Sanskrit

**Sanskrit languageClassical SanskritSkt.**

Lakh is derived from 'laksh' for 100,000 in Sanskrit.

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