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1. ton

noun. ['ˈtʌn'] a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds.

Synonyms

  • kiloton
  • cwt
  • quintal
  • net ton
  • short hundredweight
  • centner
  • cental
  • avoirdupois unit
  • hundredweight

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tun (English)
  • tunne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Ton

  • puget-1
  • terrebonne
  • simeone
  • overdone
  • mcmunn
  • mcfun
  • homerun
  • undone
  • rerun
  • redone
  • outrun
  • outdone
  • lajeune
  • begun
  • thrun
  • stun
  • spun
  • one
  • hyun
  • grun
  • gruhn
  • byun
  • brunn
  • brun
  • bruhn
  • yun
  • youn
  • won
  • thun
  • sun

Sentences with ton


1. Noun, singular or mass
There are a ton of wedding dress wholesalers online but be wary about which ones you use.

Quotes about ton


1. Man, you weigh a freaking ton,"he told me. "What've you been eating, rocks?""Why, is your head missing some?"I croaked. His mouth almost quirked in a smile, and that's when I knew how upset he'd been
- James Patterson, The Angel Experiment

2. Care more for a grain of faith than a ton of excitement.
- Charles Haddon Spurgeon

3. I also did some jail time a few years ago. Spent a whole summer in jail reading books. I pumped a ton of new knowledge and new thinking into myself.
- Tommy Lee

2. foot-ton

noun. 2240 foot-pounds.

Synonyms

  • foot-pound
  • work unit
  • heat unit

3. ton

noun. ['ˈtʌn'] a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds.

Synonyms

  • long hundredweight
  • avoirdupois unit
  • long ton
  • gross ton
  • hundredweight

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tun (English)
  • tunne (Middle English (1100-1500))
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