register ton

noun

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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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of register ton was circa 1909

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“Register ton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/register%20ton. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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