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Quintal vs. Ton — What's the Difference?

Quintal vs. Ton — What's the Difference?

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Quintal

The quintal or centner is a historical unit of mass in many countries which is usually defined as 100 base units, such as pounds or kilograms. It is a traditional unit of weight in France, Portugal, and Spain and their former colonies.
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Ton

The ton is a unit of measure. It has a long history and has acquired a number of meanings and uses over the years.
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Quintal

A unit of mass in the metric system equal to 100 kilograms.
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Ton

A unit of weight equal to 2,000 pounds (0.907 metric ton or 907.18 kilograms). Also called net ton, short ton.
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Quintal

See hundredweight.
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Ton

A unit of weight equal to 2,240 pounds (1.016 metric tons or 1,016.05 kilograms). Also called long ton.
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Quintal

(historical) hundredweight, 100 or 112 English or American pounds.
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Ton

A metric ton. See Table at measurement.
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Quintal

(historical) Various other similar units of weight in other systems.
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Ton

A unit of capacity for cargo in maritime shipping, normally estimated at 40 cubic feet.
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Quintal

An unofficial metric unit equal to 100 kg.
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Ton

A unit of internal capacity of a ship equal to 100 cubic feet.
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Quintal

A hundredweight, either 112 or 100 pounds, according to the scale used. Cf. Cental.
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Ton

A unit for measuring the displacement of ships, equal to 35 cubic feet, and supposed to equal the volume taken by a long ton of seawater.
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Quintal

A metric measure of weight, being 100,000 grams, or 100 kilograms, equal to 220.46 pounds avoirdupois.
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Ton

A large extent, amount, or number
Has a ton of work.
Gets tons of fan mail.
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Quintal

A unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
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Ton

Used adverbially with a or in the plural to mean "to a great degree or extent" or "frequently"
Felt a ton better.
Has seen her tons lately.
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Quintal

A United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
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Ton

A unit of weight (mass) equal to 2240 pounds (a long ton) or 2000 pounds (a short ton) or 1000 kilograms (a metric ton).
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Ton

A unit of volume; register ton.
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Ton

In refrigeration and air conditioning, a unit of thermal power defined as 12,000 BTU/h (about 3.514 kW or 3024 kcal/h), originally the rate of cooling provided by uniform isothermal melting of one short ton of ice per day at 32 °F (0 °C).
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Ton

A large amount.
I’ve got a ton of work to do.
I've got tons of work to do.
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Ton

(slang) A speed of 100 mph.
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Ton

One hundred pounds sterling.
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Ton

(cricket) One hundred runs.
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Ton

One hundred points scored.
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Ton

Fashion, the current style, the vogue.
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Ton

Fashionable society; those in style.
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Ton

The common tunny, or horse mackerel.
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Ton

The prevailing fashion or mode; vogue; as, things of ton.
If our people of ton are selfish, at any rate they show they are selfish.
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Ton

A measure of weight or quantity.
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Ton

The weight of twenty hundredweight.
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Ton

Forty cubic feet of space, being the unit of measurement of the burden, or carrying capacity, of a vessel; as a vessel of 300 tons burden.
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Ton

A certain weight or quantity of merchandise, with reference to transportation as freight; as, six hundred weight of ship bread in casks, seven hundred weight in bags, eight hundred weight in bulk; ten bushels of potatoes; eight sacks, or ten barrels, of flour; forty cubic feet of rough, or fifty cubic feet of hewn, timber, etc.
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Ton

A United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
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Ton

A British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds
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