Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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MT \MT\ n. A metric ton, a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms. [abbr.]
Syn: metric ton, tonne, t.
n. A tonne, a unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms.
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.