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Synonyms for ton

a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds

a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds

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It includes an 85-foot intersection averaging .23 ounces of gold per ton.
Similarly, the department has procured 234822 metric ton wheat so far across the division, including 73403 ton from Multan, 34539 ton from Lodhran, 61984 ton from Vehari and 64895 metric ton wheat from Khanewal district so far, the sources added.
Thus, 222,464 tons of oil products were delivered from Russia (88.7%); 13,178 tons - from Kazakhstan; 7,012 tons - from Azerbaijan; 4,999 tons - from Turkmenistan; and 459 tons - from Kyrgyzstan.
Potential geological reserves are estimated at 1.3 million tons grading .25 ounces of gold per ton.
Armistice Resources has outlined 500,000 tons of ore grading at .15 ounces of gold per ton adjacent to the Kerr Mine which it plans to explore via the 3,850-foot level of the Kerr.
Duport has proven and probable reserves of 902,400 tons at .35 ounces of gold per ton and geological reserves of two million tons also at .35 ounces per ton.
Buyers of shredded scrap paid $7 per ton less on average in November, while prompt industrial No.
The global production forecast for 2006 now stands at 27.8 million metric tons of stainless crude steel, up 14.3 percent compared to 2005.
China's output of synthetic resin was 1.621 million tons in May, a 5% year-on-year rise.
The total quantity of table grapes marketed last year hit 650,000 tons, a 0.8% increase over 1992; however, the per ton price growers received for these grapes soared 53.4% to $546 per ton.
Lighting manufacturers use an estimated 32 tons of mercury each year to produce fluorescent, mercury-vapor, metal-halide, and high-pressure sodium lamps.
In Balochistan Province 0.001 million ton wheat was present in surplus, as the purchasing target was set 0/10MT and current stock of wheat limited to 0.123 Million Tons.
The United Kingdom shipped 446,000 tons versus 412,000 tons in the 1988 period.
By June 14, Azerbaijan's silk growers delivered 499.28 tons of wet cocoons to Azeripek LLC,Trendreports.