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ton

noun   /tʌn/ ( plural tons, ton)
a unit for measuring weight, equal to 1016 kilograms in the UK and 907 kilograms in the US tonelada
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.
(Definition of ton from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

ton

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) tonelada It weighs a ton and a half a three-ton weight.
a unit of space in a ship (100 cubic feet). tonelada
tonnage /-nidʒ/ noun
the space available on a ship, measured in tons. tonelaje
tons noun plural
( informal) a lot montones I’ve got tons of letters to write.
(Definition of ton from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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