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Ton | Define Ton at Dictionary.com

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Also called freight ton. a unit of volume for freight that weighs one ton, varying with the type of freight measured, as 40 cubic feet of oak timber or 20 bushels of ...

Ton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The ton is a unit of measure. It has a long history and has acquired a number of meanings and uses over the years. It is used principally as a unit of mass.

Ton - definition of ton by The Free Dictionary

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ton (tŭn) n. 1. A unit of weight equal to 2,000 pounds (0.907 metric ton or 907.18 kilograms). Also called net ton, short ton. 2. A unit of weight equal to 2,240 ...

Ton | Definition of ton by Merriam-Webster

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1 a: a unit of internal capacity for ships equal to 100 cubic feet —called also register ton b: a unit approximately equal to the volume of a long ton weight of ...

ton | unit of weight | Britannica.com

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Ton, unit of weight in the avoirdupois system equal to 2,000 pounds (907.18 kg) in the United States (the short ton) and 2,240 pounds (1,016.05 kg) in Britain (the ...

ton - definition of ton in English from the Oxford dictionary

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1.3 (also displacement ton) A unit of measurement of a ship’s weight representing the weight of water it displaces with the load line just immersed, equal to 2,240 ...

What is ton? definition and meaning - BusinessDictionary.com

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1.General: Measure of weight equal to 2,240 pounds (called long ton) now largely replaced by the metric ton (or tonne) of 1,000 kilograms (2,204.68 pounds) except in ...

Long ton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Long ton, also known as the imperial ton or weight ton, [citation needed] is the name for the unit called the "ton" in the avoirdupois or Imperial system of ...

Ton - Idioms by The Free Dictionary

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*like a ton of bricks Inf. like a great weight or burden. (*Typically: fall ~; hit ~; hit someone ~.) Suddenly, the truth hit me like a ton of bricks. The sudden tax ...

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ton (of mass) In Great Britain and Pakistan, 2,240 pounds (1016.047 kg). It is equal to 20 hundredweights, each of 112 pounds. In the United States, “ton” usually ...