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metric ton

noun [C]    
a unit for measuring weight, equal to 1000 kilogramsMeasurements of weight and massArea, mass, weight and volume in general
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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