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Spanish translation of “ton”

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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