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tonne

 (tŭn)
n.
A metric ton.

[French, from Old French, tun, from Late Latin tunna, probably of Celtic origin.]

tonne

(tʌn)
n
(Units) a unit of mass equal to 1000 kg or 2204.6 pounds. Also called (not in technical use): metric ton
[from French]

met′ric ton′


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

tonne

(t) A unit of mass equal to 1000 kg. Also called a metric ton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tonne - a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilogramstonne - 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
Translations
tonni
tona
ton

tonne

[tʌn] Ntonelada f (métrica) (1.000kg)

tonne

[ˈtʌn] n (British) (metric ton)tonne f

tonne

nTonne f

tonne

[tʌn] n (Brit) (metric ton) → tonnellata
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The ministry said that the top five importing countries for Omani fish are the United Arab Emirates (53,000 tonnes), Thailand (44,000 tonnes), Saudi Arabia (24,000 tonnes), Brazil (23,000 tonnes) and Bangladesh (15,000 tonnes).
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