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also Nan·tung  (nän′to͝ong′)
A city of eastern China northwest of Shanghai on the northern bank of the Yangtze River estuary.
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(ˈnænˈtʌŋ) or


(Placename) a city in E China, in Jiangsu province on the Yangtze estuary. Pop: 898 000 (2005 est)
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also Nan•tung


a city in SE Jiangsu province, in E China, on the Chang Jiang. 389,988.
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Nantung et al., Variability analysis of the bulk resistivity measured using concrete cylinders.
Meanwhile, a joint venture between Lloyd's Register and China's Nantung KHI Ship Engineering facility has been signed which will see the Chinese yard, along with the classification society, develop a multi-fuelled general cargo ship of around 28,000 DWT which will be able to run on LNG as one of the options.
Richard Ji, (1) Nayyarzia Siddiki, (2) Tommy Nantung, (1) and Daehyeon Kim (3)