Complete Definition of "ton"

see|Ton
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English

Pronunciation
IPA|/tÊn/
audio|en-us-ton.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ên|-Ên

Noun
en-noun

  1. A unit of weight (mass) equal to 2240 pounds (a long ton) or 2000 pounds (a short ton) or 1000 kilograms (a metric ton).
  2. A unit of volume; register ton.
  3. In refrigeration and air conditioning, a unit of power required to cool one ton of water by 1 °F every 10 minutes, equal to 12,000 Btu/h (3.517 kilowatts).
  4. (colloquial; also in plural tons) A large amount.

#:Iâve got a ton of work to do.

  1. slang A speed of 100 mile per hour|miles per hour.
  2. slang One hundred pound sterling|pounds sterling.
  3. cricket One hundred runs.

Synonyms
(large amount): heap, load, pile
(one-hundred runs): century

Translations

trans-top|unit of weight
Arabic: ARchar|Ø·Ù unicode|(Êon) m, ARchar|اطÙا٠unicode|(âaÊná:n) p
Chinese: å¸, é¡¿ (dùn)
Dutch: ton
Finnish: tonni
French: tonne f
German: Tonne f
Hungarian: tonna
Italian: tonnellata f
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Japanese: ãã³ (ton)
Korean: í¤ (ton)
Portuguese: tonelada f
Russian: Ñонна (tónna) f
Spanish: tonelada f
Swedish: ton#Swedish|ton
Tatar: tonn, tonna
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trans-top|register ton
Arabic: ARchar|Ø·Ù Ùسج٠unicode|(Êon musájjal) m
Italian: tonnellata f
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trans-top|large amount
Finnish: tonni
French: tas#French|tas m
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Swedish: ton#Swedish|ton, tonvis
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trans-top|speed of 100 mph
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trans-top|£100
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one hundred runs
See century

Anagrams
not

Derived terms
displacement ton
long ton
measurement ton
metric ton (tonne)
register ton
short ton


Dutch

Noun
ton f (plural: tonnen, diminutive: tonnetje)

  1. barrel
  2. 1000 kilograms
  3. 100,000 of some monetary unit, particularly guilders

#: Dat zou zeker een ton kosten.
#: Dat zou zeker een ton euro kosten.
#: 140.000 euro is bijna drie ton gulden

  1. A large amount.

French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /tÉÌ/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /tO~/

Homophones
thon

Adjective
ton m (f: ta#French|ta; plural: tes)

  1. possessive you (second-person singular, used to indicate ownership of masculine nouns or of feminine nouns beginning with a vowel or an aspirated h)

#:Tu as penser|pensé à prendre ton livre? â Do you think to take your book?
#: Ton écriture est joli|jolie. â Your writing is nice.

Noun
ton m (plural: tons)

  1. tone (sound of a particular frequency)
  2. music|lang=fr tone (interval)

#:Il y a un#French|un ton entre do#French|do et#French|et ré#French|ré â Doh and ray are separated by one tone.

  1. tone (manner of speaking)

#:Je n'aime pas le#French|le ton sur lequel tu#French|tu me parler|parles! â I donât like your tone! or I donât like the way you are talking to me!

  1. tone, shade (of colour)

#:différent|Différents tons de#French|de rouge#French|rouge. â Several shades of red.

Category:French nouns


Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-ton.ogg|audio

Noun
infl|sv|noun|g=n
sv-noun-irreg-n|ton|tonnet|4tonnen|6tonnets|8=tonnens IPA|tÉn

  1. metric ton

sv-noun-reg-r-c|2=tone
ton c IPA|tu:n

  1. tone (sound of a particular frequency)
  2. music|lang=sv tone (interval)
  3. tone (att hålla god ton = to behave well, also in presence of someone disliked)
  4. tone, shade (of colour)

Category:Units of measure

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hu:ton
nl:ton
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