register tonnage

noun

Definition of register tonnage

: the gross tonnage of a ship less deductions (as of space occupied by engines and crew) and consisting of the part actually available for commercial use (as in the transport of freight or passengers)

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“Register tonnage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/register%20tonnage. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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