Translation of "ton" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /tʌn/ us /tʌn/ plural tons, ton

a unit for measuring weight, equal to 1016 kilograms in the UK and 907 kilograms in the US

metric ton UK tonne

a unit for measuring weight, equal to 1,000 kilograms

tonelada (métrica)
a ton (of)/tons (of) informal

a lot of something

un montón (de)/montones (de)
Wow, you have tons of space in your flat.

(Translation of “ton” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /tan/

a unit of weight, 2,240 lb, ( American ) 2,000 lb; a metric ton ( also tonne /tan/) is 2,204.6 lb (1,000 kilogrammes)

It weighs a ton and a half
a three-ton weight.

a unit of space in a ship (100 cubic feet).

tonnage /-nidʒ/ noun

the space available on a ship, measured in tons.

tons noun plural

( informal) a lot

I’ve got tons of letters to write.

(Translation of “ton” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)