register ton


Definition of register ton

Examples of register ton in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Measuring 228,081 gross register tons, Symphony is a slightly bigger version of the previous size leader in the cruise world, Harmony of the Seas, and two slightly smaller sister vessels that all have been huge hits. Gene Sloan, USA TODAY, 30 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of register ton

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of register ton was circa 1909

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“Register ton.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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