Meaning of “ton” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /tʌn/ (plural tons, ton)

B2 a unit for measuring weight, equal to 1016 kilograms in the UK and 907 kilograms in the US

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tons of sth informal

B2 a lot of something:

We've got tons of cheese left.
weigh a ton informal

to be very heavy

(Definition of “ton” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)