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net ton

n.
See ton.

net ton

n
(Units) the full name for ton12

ton1

(tʌn)

n.
1. a unit of weight, equivalent to 2000 pounds (0.907 metric ton) avoirdupois (short ton) in the U.S. and 2240 pounds (1.016 metric tons) avoirdupois (long ton) in Great Britain.
2. Also called freight ton . a unit of volume for freight that weighs one ton, varying with the type of freight measured, as 40 cubic feet of oak timber or 20 bushels of wheat.
5. a unit of volume used in transportation by sea, commonly equal to 40 cubic feet (1.13 cu. m).
6. a unit of internal capacity of ships, equal to 100 cubic feet (2.83 cu. m) (register ton).
7. Often, tons. a great quantity; a lot: a ton of jokes.
[1350–1400; Middle English; variant of tun]

ton2


(Fr. tôn),
n., pl. tons (Fr. tôn).
1. high fashion; stylishness.
2. the current fashion, style, or vogue.
[1755–65; < French < Latin tonus tone]

-ton

a suffix formerly used to form nouns from adjectives: simpleton; singleton.
[variant of dial. tone one (see tother)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.net ton - a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 poundsnet ton - a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
avoirdupois unit - any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
cental, cwt, short hundredweight, hundredweight, quintal, centner - a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
kiloton - one thousand tons
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Tses Glass is being planned to have all four separate manufacturing plants in a single location Tses; to constitute 7 million net ton of Flat Glass, 7 million net ton of Container Glass, 1 million net ton of Fiber Glass, and 5 million net ton of Ultrathin Glass; for a gross annual total of 20 million net ton capacity, making it the largest dynamic glass manufacturing plant in the world.
Nevertheless, initial estimates suggest that iron carbide could be highly competitive, producing liquid steel at a cash operating cost of about $122 per net ton - almost $25 per ton less than the next best alternative, the combination of Hismelt and a conventional BOF [ILLUSTRATION FOR EXHIBIT 9 OMITTED].
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Tses Glass is being developed to have all four separate manufacturing plants in a single location Tses; to constitute 7 million net ton of Flat Glass, 7 million net ton of Container Glass, 1 million net ton of Fiber Glass, and 5 million net ton of Ultrathin Glass; for a gross annual total of 20 million net ton capacity, making it the largest dynamic glass manufacturing plant in the world.
SDI's average consolidated selling price per ton shipped increased from $631 in the first quarter to $672 in the second quarter largely because of "better price realizations and mix," while the cost of steel scrap per net ton charged increased by $10 from the first quarter, according to the company.
Man-hours per net ton (MH/NT) of good castings; maintenance hours--Maintenance's goal for this factor is 2.
Payment for scrap metal and white goods will be based on a per net ton basis using the incoming and outgoing weights.
Steel scrap increased $41 per net ton from the third to the fourth quarter of 2005.