follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

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.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for gross-ton

gross ton

noun
1.
a long ton See ton1 (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for gross ton

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for gross

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with gross-ton