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No. Not squaring. Raising to the power.

Billion=Bi million=million^2=10^12 zeros total
Trillion=Tri million=million^3=10^18 zeros total
Quadrillion=Quad million=million^4=10^24 zeros total
...(and so on)

You can think of it more easily using geometry. Assuming that your geometric shapes have all sides identical, and one side corresponds to one million (which is your base unit and has six zeros), a:

triangle=tri angle=three times the side=10^18 zeros total
quadrangle=quad angle=four times the side=10^24 zeros total
...(and so on)

I don't mention a "biangle" because that does not exist :P
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