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Definition of Ton

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Ton Ton, n. [Cf. Tunny.] (Zo["o]l.) The common tunny, or house mackerel.
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Ton Ton, obs. pl. of Toe. --Chaucer.
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Ton Ton, n. [F. See Tone.] The prevailing fashion or mode; vogue; as, things of ton. --Byron. If our people of ton are selfish, at any rate they show they are selfish. --Thackeray. Bon ton. See in the Vocabulary.
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Ton Ton, n. [OE. tonne, tunne, a tun, AS. tunne a tun, tub, a large vessel; akin to G. & F. tonne a ton, tun, LL. tunna a tun; all perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. Ir. & Gael. tunna a tun. Cf. Tun,Tunnel.] (Com.) A measure of weight or quantity. Specifically: (a) The weight of twenty hundredweight. Note: In England, the ton is 2,240 pounds. In the United States the ton is commonly estimated at 2,000 pounds, this being sometimes called the short ton, while that of 2,240 pounds is called the long ton. (b) (Naut. & Com.) Forty cubic feet of space, being the unit of measurement of the burden, or carrying capacity, of a vessel; as a vessel of 300 tons burden. See the Note under Tonnage. (c) (Naut. & Com.) A certain weight or quantity of merchandise, with reference to transportation as freight; as, six hundred weight of ship bread in casks, seven hundred weight in bags, eight hundred weight in bulk; ten bushels of potatoes; eight sacks, or ten barrels, of flour; forty cubic feet of rough, or fifty cubic feet of hewn, timber, etc. Note: Ton and tun have the same etymology, and were formerly used interchangeably; but now ton generally designates the weight, and tun the cask. See Tun.

Meaning of Ton from wikipedia

- ton is called "long ton" and the 2000 lb ton "short ton". The 1000 kg tonne is distinguished by its spelling, but usually pronounced the same as ton,...
- A ton is a unit of m****, force, volume, energy or power. Ton or TON may also refer to: Telegram Open Network, a decentralized computer network, developed...
- Ton-Ton Macoute! is the 1970 debut solo album of American blues musician Johnny Jenkins. Jenkins had previously led The Pinetoppers, a band which at one...
- Long ton, also known as the imperial ton or displacement ton, is the name for the unit called the "ton" in the avoirdupois system of weights or Imperial...
- "The ton" was Britain's high society during the late Regency and the reign of George IV, and later. The word means, in this context, "manners" or "style"...
- Tons can refer to: Tons River, a major river in India Tamsa River, locally called Tons in its lower parts (Allahabad district, Uttar pradesh, India). the...
- to as a metric ton in the United States. It is equivalent to approximately 2,204.6 pounds; 1.102 short tons (US), and 0.984 long tons (UK). The official...
- common ton. (Short) ton most commonly references its weight, the force exerted by its m**** at standard gravity (i.e., short-tons-force). One short-ton contains...
- A ton-force is one of various units of force defined as the weight of one ton due to standard gravity. The precise definition depends on the definition...
- Trots op Nederland (TON, short: Trots; English: "Proud of the Netherlands") is a political party in the Netherlands. It was founded by Rita Verdonk, an...