gross weight
1. Weight of a vehicle, fully equipped and serviced for operation, including the weight of the fuel, lubricants, coolant, vehicle tools and spares, crew, personal equipment, and load. 2. Weight of a container or pallet including freight and binding. Also called WT. See also net weight.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Gross weight — Gross Gross, a. [Compar. {Grosser}; superl. {Grossest}.] [F. gros, L. grossus, perh. fr. L. crassus thick, dense, fat, E. crass, cf. Skr. grathita tied together, wound up, hardened. Cf. {Engross}, {Grocer}, {Grogram}.] 1. Great; large; bulky;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gross weight — n. the total weight of a commodity, including the weight of the packaging or container …   English World dictionary

  • gross weight — gross′ weight′ n. wam total weight without deduction for tare or waste …   From formal English to slang

  • gross weight — The full weight (including goods and packaging) of shipment. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * gross weight gross weight ➔ weight1 * * * gross weight UK US noun [U] MEASURES ► TRANSPORT the amount that a vehicle or container weighs when it is… …   Financial and business terms

  • gross weight — total weight without deduction for tare, tret, or waste. * * * gross weight noun (business) The combined weight of an article and its packaging • • • Main Entry: ↑gross * * * gross weight, weight including the container, waste, packing, and the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gross weight — bendrasis svoris statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Konteinerio ar padėklo svoris, įskaitant krovinio ir krovinio tvirtnimo medžiagų svorį. atitikmenys: angl. gross weight pranc. poids total en charge ryšiai: dar žiūrėk – grynoji masė …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • gross weight — bendrasis svoris statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Paruoštos transporto priemonės svoris, į kurį įskaičiuojami degalai, tepalai, aušinimo skystis, įrankiai ir atsarginės dalys, įgula, jų asmeninis bagažas ir krovinys. atitikmenys: angl. gross… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • gross weight — 1) The total weight of a package including its contents and the packing. The net weight is the weight of the contents only, i. e. after deducting the weight of the packing (often called the tare). 2) The total weight of a vehicle (road or rail)… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • gross weight — the total weight of the fish plus any bags, trays, wrappings, etc. it is contained in, cf. net weight …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • gross weight — noun a) The total weight of a vehicle and its freight, fuel, passengers etc. b) The total weight of a product and its packaging …   Wiktionary

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