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metric ton in Measurement topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmetric tonˌmetric ˈton noun [countable]  TMa unit for measuring weight, equal to 1,000 kilograms
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metric tonRefiners and users had expected a 200,000 to 300,000 metric ton increase, analysts and industry officials said.A metric ton is equal to 2,205 pounds.