) is the natural number
and preceding 10001.
Many languages have a specific word for this number: In English it is a myriad, in Ancient Greek μύριοι, in Aramaic ܪܒܘܬܐ, in Hebrew רבבה (revava), in Chinese 萬/万 (Mandarin wan, Cantonese maan6), in Japanese 万/萬 [man], in Korean 万/만/萬 [man], and in Thai หมื่น [meun]. It is often used to mean an indefinite very large number.
The Greek root was used in the earlier versions of the metric system in the form myria-.
The number can be written 10,000 (UK and USA), 10 000 (transition metric), or 10•000 (with the dot raised to the middle of the zeroes; metric).
- In anatomy, each neuron in the human brain is estimated to connect to 10,000 others.
- In astronomy,
- In climate, Summary of 10,000 Years is one of several pages of the Climate Timeline Tool: Exploring Weather & Climate Change Through the Powers of 10 sponsored by the National Climatic Data Center of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.
- In computers, NASA to build 10,000-processor Linux computer (it is actually a 10,240-processor)
- In geography,
- In geology, a list of Largest Volcanic Eruptions in the Last 10,000 Years
- In physics,
- Myria is an obsolete prefix that denoted a factor of 10+4, ten thousand, or 10,000.
- Myrio is an obsolete prefix that denoted a factor of 10−4 or one ten-thousandth).
- 10,000 hertz, 10 kilohertz, or 10 kHz of the radio frequency spectrum falls in the very low frequency or VLF band and has a wavelength of 30 kilometres.
- In orders of magnitude (speed), the speed of a fast neutron is 10,000 km/s
- In orders of magnitude (volume), the volume of 10,000 cubic kilometres or 10,000 km³ equals 1 × 1013 m³. Lake Superior contains 12,232 cubic kilometres (km³) or 2,935 cubic miles of water.
- In scientific units,
- In zoology, there are approximately 10,000 species of birds.
In other fields
- In art,
- In computer software,
- the Year 10,000 problem is the collective name for all potential software bugs that will emerge as the need to express years with five digits arises.
- In currency,
- In films,
- In finance, on March 29, 1999 the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 10,006.78 which was the first time the index closed above the 10,000 mark.
- In futurology, Stewart Brand in Visions of the Future: The 10,000-Year Library proposes a museum built around a 10,000 year clock as an idea for assuring that vital information survives future crashes of civilizations.
- In games,
- In game shows, The $10,000 Pyramid ran on television from 1973 to 1974
- In history,
- In language,
- In literature,
- Man'yōshū (万葉集 Man'yōshū, Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves) is the oldest existing, and most highly revered, collection of Japanese poetry
- Ten Thousand a Year 1839 by Samuel Warren
- Ten Thousand a Year 1883?. A Drama, in three acts. Adapted from the celebrated novel of the same name, by the author of the Diary of a Physician, and arranged for the stage, by Richard Brinsley Peake
- The Ten Thousand: A Novel of Ancient Greece by Michael Curtis Ford. 2001. ISBN 0-312-26946-3 Historic fiction.
- The World of the Ten Thousand Things: Poems 1980-1990 by Charles Wright ISBN 0-374-29293-0 ISBN 0-374-52326-6
- Ten Thousand Lovers by Edeet Ravel ISBN 0-06-056562-4
- In music,
- In philosophy, Lao Zi writes about ten thousand things in the Tao Te Ching In Zen Buddhism, the "10,000 Things" is a term meaning all of phenomenal reality.
- In psychology, Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or what's in a dream: a scientific and practical, by Miller, Gustavus Hindman (1857–1929). Project Gutenberg
- In religion,
- In sports,
- In athletics, 10,000 metres, 10 kilometres, 10 km, or 10K (6.2 miles) is the final standard track event in a long-distance track event and a distance in other racing events such as running, cycling and skiing.
- In bicycle racing, annual Tour of 10,000 Lakes Stage Race in Minneapolis, Minnesota
- In baseball, on July 15, 2007 the Philadelphia Phillies became the first team in professional sports' history to lose 10,000 games.
Selected 5-digit numbers (10001 – 19999)