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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.

Ton Quotations

One tradition I have with my friends is that when one of us gets married, we have a ton of fragrance oils and pretty bottles at the bachelorette party. Everyone puts a drop or two in a bottle for the bride and makes a wish, and the bride wears our creation on her wedding day.
Jennifer Aniston

My goal wasn't to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers.
Steve Wozniak

Life is short. I'm 47 years old. I've got 10 years to go where I can be the best I can be. I want those 10 years to be precious, not like before, cranking two or three movies a year. I've made a ton of movies in my life, but so what?
Jean-Claude Van Damme

My grandfather was smart and had a whole lot of pride. He didn't speak a terrible amount, but you could tell there was a ton on his mind - like a quiet acceptance of how life had turned out.
Frank Ocean

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Tony Robbins
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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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