weigh a ton

Definition of weigh a ton

  1. :  to be very heavy Her purse weighs a ton.

Word by Word Definitions

weighplay
  1. :  to ascertain the heaviness of by or as if by a balance

    :  outweigh

    :  counterbalance

  1. :  way

  1. :  a unit of internal capacity for ships equal to 100 cubic feet —called also register ton

    :  a unit approximately equal to the volume of a long ton weight of seawater used in reckoning the displacement of ships and equal to 35 cubic feet

    :  a unit of volume for cargo freight usually reckoned at 40 cubic feet —called also measurement ton

  1. :  the prevailing fashion :  vogue

    :  the quality or state of being smart or fashionable


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