gross ton


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gross ton

n
(Units) a long ton. See ton11

gross′ ton′


n.
Chiefly Brit. a long ton. See under ton 1 (def. 1).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gross ton - a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 poundsgross ton - a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds
avoirdupois unit - any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
long hundredweight, cwt, hundredweight - a British unit of weight equivalent to 112 pounds
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The average fuel consumption rose by a litre per 100 gross ton kilometers in 2013, increasing BDZ overspending by about BGN 1M.
Along with the first Breakaway Plus ship, which is scheduled for delivery in October 2015, these two new vessels will be the largest in the line's fleet at approximately 163,000 gross tons and 4,200 passenger berths each and will be similar in design and innovation to the line's current Breakaway class, the first of which, Norwegian Breakaway, launched in New York in early May.
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At a combined speed of 45mph, Stockholm smashed into Andrea Doria's starboard side, and the 29,083 gross ton Italian express liner, the proud international symbol of her country's postwar recovery, capsized (as shown) and sank 11 hours later.
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1 HMS ticked upward only from $2 to $5 per gross ton.