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Definition of Ton

Ton

  1. pl. of Toe.
  2. The common tunny, or house mackerel.
  3. The prevailing fashion or mode; vogue; as, things of ton.
  4. A measure of weight or quantity.
  5. The weight of twenty hundredweight.
  6. Forty cubic feet of space, being the unit of measurement of the burden, or carrying capacity, of a vessel; as a vessel of 300 tons burden.
  7. A certain weight or quantity of merchandise, with reference to transportation as freight; as, six hundred weight of ship bread in casks, seven hundred weight in bags, eight hundred weight in bulk; ten bushels of potatoes; eight sacks, or ten barrels, of flour; forty cubic feet of rough, or fifty cubic feet of hewn, timber, etc.
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Ton Translations

ton in Dutch is ton
ton in French is tonne
ton in German is Tonne
ton in Hungarian is tonna
ton in Portuguese is tonelada
ton in Spanish is tonel
ton in Swedish is ton = 1000kg
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