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Noun: ton  tún
  1. A United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
    - short ton, net ton
     
  2. A British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds
    - long ton, gross ton
     
  3. (informal) a large number or quantity
    - shedload [Brit], truckload, gob [N. Amer], bucket, bucketload
     
  4. [Brit] (informal) one hundred; a speed of 100 mph, 100 pounds, score of 100, etc.

Sounds like: tolle, ton, tun

Derived forms: tons

Type of: avoirdupois unit

Part of: kiloton

Encyclopedia: Ton, Mingin