gross ton


Examples of gross ton in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To get down to an interior volume of just below 3,000 gross tons and still keep to the owner’s wish list, the designers focused on shaving the interior’s measurements—sometimes reducing headroom by inches on specific areas. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 9 Oct. 2023 Disney Wish will be look similar to the existing fleet coming in at approximately 144,000 gross tons, which is larger than the 130,000 gross tons of Dream and Fantasy, but will have the same number of staterooms: 1,250. Richard Tribou,, 25 Aug. 2019 The 2,770-passenger, 110,000 gross ton vessel will sail out of PortMiami. Richard Tribou,, 15 Nov. 2019 The 145,655 gross ton vessel will offer seven-, 10- and 11-night cruises, all with stops at the line’s newest private destination, Harvest Caye in Belize. Richard Tribou,, 3 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gross ton was circa 1923

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“Gross ton.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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