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displacement ton

noun, Nautical
1.
a unit for measuring the displacement of a vessel, equal to a long ton of 2240 pounds (1016 kg) or 35 cu. ft. (1 cu. m) of seawater.
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displacement ton

noun
1.
the full name for ton1 (sense 6)
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