tonne


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tonne

 (tŭn)
n.
A metric ton.

[French, from Old French, tun, from Late Latin tunna, probably of Celtic origin.]

tonne

(tʌn)
n
(Units) a unit of mass equal to 1000 kg or 2204.6 pounds. Also called (not in technical use): metric ton
[from French]

met′ric ton′


n.
a unit of 1000 kilograms, equivalent to 2204.62 avoirdupois pounds.
Also called tonne.
[1920–25]

tonne

(t) A unit of mass equal to 1000 kg. Also called a metric ton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tonne - a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilogramstonne - a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms
metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
quintal - a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
Translations
tonni
tona
ton

tonne

[tʌn] Ntonelada f (métrica) (1.000kg)

tonne

[ˈtʌn] n (British) (metric ton)tonne f

tonne

nTonne f

tonne

[tʌn] n (Brit) (metric ton) → tonnellata
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