displacement ton


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displacement ton

n.
A unit for measuring the displacement of a ship afloat, equivalent to one long ton or about one cubic meter of salt water.

displacement ton

n
(Units) the full name for ton16

displace′ment ton`


n.
a unit for measuring the displacement of a vessel, equal to a long ton of 2240 lb. (1016 kg) or 35 cu. ft. (1 cu. m) of seawater.
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With low scrap prices, currently around US$370 per light displacement ton (LDT) owners are more reluctant to let go of their ships despite being pressured from poor freight market conditions.