metric ton

noun

Circa 1890

First Known Use of metric ton

circa 1890


METRIC TON Defined for English Language Learners

metric ton

noun

Definition of metric ton for English Language Learners

  • : a unit of mass and weight equal to one million grams


METRIC TON Defined for Kids

metric ton

noun

Definition of metric ton for Students

  1. :  a unit of weight equal to 1000 kilograms


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