i.e 1,000,000,000,000. One trillion.
In contrast here are the other numbers we are so familiar with:
1,000,000,000 - One billion
1,000,000 - One million
100,000 - One hundred thousand
I think you get the picture.
But most people don't know the difference. I must spread the knowledge!
This video really explains things well:
Another good explanation of what a trillion is:
And here is a break down of one trillion dollars.
So there you go. Hopefully you appreciate these numbers a bit more now.