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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. deadweight tonnage
  • abbr. deadweight tons

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • abbr. Alternative form of dwt.
  • abbr. discrete wavelet transform

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A contraction of pennyweight, d. standing for Latin denarius, a penny, and wt. for weight.


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