long ton
noun Date: 1829 — see weight table

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  • Long ton — (L/T sometimes known as a gross ton,Fact|date=August 2008 weight ton, or imperial ton) is the name for the unit called the ton in the avoirdupois or Imperial system of measurements, as formerly used in the United Kingdom and several other… …   Wikipedia

  • long ton — ➔ ton * * *    A ton of 2,240 pounds weight equal to 1.016 metric tonnes. * * * long ton UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION lt., also British ton) MEASURES ► a unit of weight equal to 2,240 pounds or 1016 kilograms …   Financial and business terms

  • long ton — long′ ton′ n. wam See under ton I, 1) Abbr.: l.t. • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • long ton — n. TON1 (sense 2): abbrev. lt * * * …   Universalium

  • long ton — n. TON1 (sense 2): abbrev. lt …   English World dictionary

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

  • Long ton — Einheit Norm Angloamerikanisches Maßsystem Einheitenname Britische Tonne, long ton, gross ton, weight ton Einheitenzeichen tn l. Dimensionsname Masse Dimensionssymbol …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Long Ton — Lọng Ton   [ tʌn] die, / s, Einheitenzeichen ltn, in den USA gebräuchliche Masseneinheit: 1 ltn = 2 240 lb; sie entspricht 1 016,047 kg; ltn wird verwendet zur Unterscheidung von Short Ton …   Universal-Lexikon

  • long ton — noun The Avoirdupois or Imperial ton of 2,240 pounds …   Wiktionary

  • Long Ton — Weight. See Ton …   Medieval glossary

  • long ton — See ton …   Big dictionary of business and management

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