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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 global production forecast for 2006 now stands at 27.8 million metric tons of stainless crude steel, up 14.3 percent compared to 2005.
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.
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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.
Reflecting strong demand from China, LME warehouse stocks in Singapore had shrunk to less than 1,600 metric tons in early March, down from more than 6,000 metric tons at the start of the year, according to Reuters.
Talking to reporter, he said that the availability of improved seeds during last year (2018-19) was recorded at 1,401 metric tons, which was about 15% of total requirements.
Meanwhile,about 29,860 metric tons of insecticides valuing US$189.915 million imported as against 26,488 metric tons worth US$173.744 million of same period of last year.
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