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metric ton

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Measurement
metric 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.
From Longman Business Dictionarymetric tonˌmetric ˈton a unit for measuring weight, equal to 1,000 kilograms SYN TONNE ton
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