How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"yotta" was adapted in 1991 A.D. from "octo" because it is equal to 1000(8th power).
"octo" is from "okto" (eight) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "septillion" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The man-size unit is the yottagram.|
|Finally, the yottameter is about as big a distance unit as we'll ever need, unless some new discovery gets made.|