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metric ton

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

metric ton

n
(Units) another name (not in technical use) for tonne

met′ric ton′


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

metric ton

A unit of mass or weight equal to 1,000 kilograms (2,205 pounds). See Table at measurement.
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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The company raised the domestic wholesale prices for 400-series cold- and hot-rolled stainless steel by NT$1,000 per metric ton, as well as the export prices by between US$30 and US$50 per metric ton.
The tea imports into the country during the month of June, 2016 was recorded at 14,782 metric ton worth of US$ 37,193 million, according to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Full development of phases 22-24 involves construction of four new jackets, each weighing 2,000 metric tons, four wellhead platforms and accessories with a total weight of 2,300 metric tons (2,535 ton), four connecting bridges each weighing 240 metric tons (264 tons), and four flares each weighing 110 metric tons (121 tons).
Feng Hsin now quotes scrap steel at NT$12,900 per metric ton and deformed bar at NT$20,600, and NT$21,800 per metric ton for steel H-beam.
The exports of rice during the corresponding month of last year was recorded at 413,226 metric ton valuing US$ 173.
On the other hand, landfilling was an unsatisfactory disposal method in Lewis because landfill space had become increasingly expensive and the dumping cost had increased to $77 per metric ton from about $52 per metric ton less than two years ago.
Consequently, there is a savings potential of 84 million metric tons of CO2 per year in 24 million living units, which need to be refurbished in Germany.
The tonnage of recoverable material within this anomaly (at depths of 21 meters or less) is estimated at 900,000 metric tons.
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