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tonne

 (tŭn)
n.
A metric ton.

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

(t) A unit of mass equal to 1000 kg. Also called a metric ton.
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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
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Translations
tonni
tona
ton

tonne

[tʌn] Ntonelada f (métrica) (1.000kg)
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tonne

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

nTonne f
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tonne

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