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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.

gross tonnage

noun, Nautical
1.
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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British Dictionary definitions for gross-ton

gross ton

noun
1.
a long ton See ton1 (sense 1)
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