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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.
(11) A 313.93 net ton, 96 nhp wooden vessel owned by Baine Johnston & Co.
HVAC System EER COP Specific Heating Efficiency Level (Btu/Wh) Demand AFUE ([W.sub.e]/ Net Ton) Base 10 2.9 1.2 80% High Efficiency 11.5 3.4 1.04 90% Premier Efficiency 13 3.9 0.9 95% Table 5: Resulting cooling power density and heating input density allowances.
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].
Second, FOC countries typically do not levy taxes on corporat profits or crew income derived from the operation of their flag ships, but charge only nominal initial registration and annual tonnage fees ($1.08 and $.4 per net ton, respectively, in the case of Liberia, and $1.00 and $.10 per net ton, respectively, in the case of Panama).(12) Third, by registering their ship in FOC countries, shipowners can employ cheap foreign labor from Third World countries and avoid payments on fringe benefits and social security, and contributions to pension funds.
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.
"Net ton kilometers were up 9 percent in the first half of 2011 compared with the same period last year, while turnaround times - a key measure of asset utilization - on the strategic Mombasa-Kampala route dropped 27 percent in the same period; year-on-year, we have also seen a 30 percent drop in accidents per train kilometer."
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.
Steel scrap increased $41 per net ton from the third to the fourth quarter of 2005.
Man-hours per net ton (MH/NT) of good castings; maintenance hours--Maintenance's goal for this factor is 2.30 MH/NT of good castings.
Budgeted at more than US$5 billion (N$41 billion) for its development and construction, and taking in account of 430 workers per ton for a 20 million net ton capacity, Tses Glass expects to create more than 46,500 direct manufacturing jobs in Tses alone with more than 233,000 new indirect job opportunities throughout Namibia.