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metric ton

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

n
(Units) another name (not in technical use) for tonne
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met′ric ton′


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

A unit of mass or weight equal to 1,000 kilograms (2,205 pounds). See Table at measurement.
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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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Translations
tonni
ton

metric ton

nMetertonne f
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metric ton

ntonnellata
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