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tonnage

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈtʌnɪdʒ/ MEASURES, TRANSPORT
the size of a ship calculated in tons: Liability for environmental damage is calculated according to a ship's tonnage.
the weight of goods that a ship or other vehicle can carry: There has been a fall in cargo tonnage over the last two years. A growing annual tonnage of wheat is transported along these routes.
→  See also GRT , net registered tonnage
Translations of “tonnage”
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示船舶大小或載重量的)噸位…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示船舶大小或载重量的)吨位…
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