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metric ton

noun [C]
 
 
( also tonne)
MEASURES a unit of weight equal to 1,000 kilograms or about 2,205 pounds: Prices for this type of coal have spiked to around $150 per metric ton.
→  Compare long ton , short ton , ton
Translations of “metric ton”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公噸…
in Russian метрическая тонна…
in Turkish 1000 kilograma eşit ağırlık ölçü birimi, metrik ton…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公吨…
in Polish tona (metryczna)…
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