register tonnage

register tonnage
: the gross tonnage of a ship less deductions (as of space occupied by engines and crew) and consisting of the part actually available for commercial use (as in the transport of freight or passengers)

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the volume of a vessel, esp. the net tonnage as measured officially and registered for purposes of taxation.

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  • net register tonnage — Gross tonnage less deducted spaces (qv under ↑deduce) • • • Main Entry: ↑tonnage …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Gross Register Tonnage — Jauge brute Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jauge. La jauge brute est une mesure de la capacité de transport d un navire. Elle s exprime en tonneaux de jauge brute (ou tjb), ou en mètres cubes. Un tonneau de jauge brute vaut 100 pieds cubes,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • net register tonnage. — See net tonnage. * * * …   Universalium

  • net register tonnage. — See net tonnage …   Useful english dictionary

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