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  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.
I"ve 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.

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