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metric ton

n.
A unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms (2,205 pounds).

metric ton

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(Units) another name (not in technical use) for tonne

met′ric ton′


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

metric ton

A unit of mass or weight equal to 1,000 kilograms (2,205 pounds). See Table at measurement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metric ton - a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilogramsmetric ton - 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
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Updating the media on March 19, the chief executive officer of BAMB, Mr Leonard Morakaladi said the grains comprised of 48 000 metric tonnes of sorghum, 1 500 metric tonnes of white maize and 2 000 metric tonnes of pulses.
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