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A unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms (2,205 pounds).
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(Units) another name (not in technical use) for tonne
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a unit of 1000 kilograms, equivalent to 2204.62 avoirdupois pounds.Also called tonne.
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A unit of mass or weight equal to 1,000 kilograms (2,205 pounds). See Table at measurement.
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|Noun||1.||metric ton - a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms|
quintal - a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
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n → Metertonne f
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metric tonn → tonnellata
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