gross ton

gross ton
noun Date: circa 1923 long ton

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  • gross ton — gross′ ton′ n. wam Chiefly Brit. a long ton See under ton I, 1) …   From formal English to slang

  • gross ton — n. Brit. TON1 (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • gross ton — noun a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds • Syn: ↑long ton, ↑ton • Hypernyms: ↑avoirdupois unit • Part Meronyms: ↑hundredweight, ↑cwt, ↑long hundredweight …   Useful english dictionary

  • gross ton — (GT)    the name gross ton is used in at least two ways: (1) as another name for the British Imperial or long ton of 2240 pounds (see ton1), and (2) as another name for the register ton, a unit of volume equal to 100 cubic feet (see ton3), in… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • gross ton — 1. Chiefly Brit. a long ton. See under ton1 (def. 1). 2. Also called gross register ton. Naut. See under gross tonnage. * * * …   Universalium

  • gross ton — 2240 pounds. Also called long ton …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • gross ton — /groʊs ˈtʌn/ (say grohs tun) noun → ton1 (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • gross ton — A measure of avoirdupois weight. The equivalent of 2,240 pounds …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Compensated Gross Ton — Die Compensated gross ton, CGT, (dt. gewichtete Bruttoraumzahl) ist ein von der OECD entwickeltes Maß zum weltweiten Vergleich der Schiffsproduktion. Schiffstyp A B Doppelhüllentanker 48 0,57 Chemikalientanker 84 0,55 Massengutfrachter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ton — Not to be confused with tonnage. For other uses, see Ton (disambiguation). The ton is a unit of measure. It has a long history and has acquired a number of meanings and uses over the years. It is used principally as a unit of weight, and as a… …   Wikipedia

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