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

  • n. See ton.

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  • n. a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds


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  • Common measurement for a ton in the United States, equal to 2,000 lbs or 0.907 metric tons.

    November 7, 2007