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metric ton
▪ A metric ton is equal to 2, 205 pounds.
▪ Refiners and users had expected a 200, 000 to 300, 000 metric ton increase, analysts and industry officials said.
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metric ton

MT \MT\ n. A metric ton, a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms. [abbr.]

Syn: metric ton, tonne, t.

metric ton

n. A tonne, a unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms.

metric ton

n. a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms [syn: MT, tonne, t]

Usage examples of "metric ton".

As each metric ton of natural uranium provides 140 kilowatts per year, a stock of a hundred million metric tons of uranium would provide the world's energy for more than a century, using the basic type of fission reactors in most present-day nuclear power plants.

The model weights were miniatures, weighing only a thousandth of the real Protonite, so that a metric ton weighed only a single kilogram.

He pivoted, only to stare up past an expanse of silver robe at a tall biped who must surely mass half a metric ton.

The planet Strett had a mass of approximately seven times ten to the twenty-first metric ton.

A thousand men need just over a metric ton of dried food every day.

I do know that we've copied and sent over about a metric ton of colonial case law which they've requested.

It had been Tuesday morning about 0830 when Ahmed and Sandra arrived at Holloway Station, as promised with a metric ton of luggage and gear.

It weighed a metric ton or more, and it was moving fast, and if she couldn't sink her enemy by ramming, she might be able to disable it.