gross ton

gross ton

noun
1.
Chiefly British. a long ton. See under ton1 ( def 1 ).
2.
Also called gross register ton. Nautical, See under gross tonnage.
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gross tonnage

noun Nautical.
the total volume of a vessel, expressed in units of 100 cubic feet (gross ton) with certain open structures, deckhouses, tanks, etc., exempted.
Also called gross register tonnage.
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gross ton
 
n
See ton a long ton

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