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English definition of “long ton”

long ton

noun [C]
 
 
( abbreviation lt., also British ton) MEASURES
a unit of weight equal to 2,240 pounds or 1016 kilograms → See also short ton, ton
(Definition of long ton from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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