long ton

long ton
noun
a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds
Syn: ↑ton, ↑gross ton
Hypernyms: ↑avoirdupois unit
Part Meronyms: ↑hundredweight, ↑cwt, ↑long hundredweight

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noun
: ton 1a — see measure table

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long-togs, long Tom, long ton see under ↑tog1, ↑tom1 and ↑ton1 respectively.
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Main Entry:long

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long ton,
the British ton, 2,240 pounds or 1,016.05 kilograms.

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n. see ton I

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