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Tonnoun

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

Tunnoun

A large cask; an oblong vessel bulging in the middle, like a pipe or puncheon, and girt with hoops; a wine cask.

Tonnoun

A unit of volume; register ton.

Tunnoun

(brewing) A fermenting vat.

Tonnoun

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 Â°F (0 Â°C).

Tunnoun

An old English measure of capacity for liquids, containing 252 wine gallons; equal to two pipes.

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Tonnoun

A large amount.

‘I’ve got a ton of work to do.’; ‘I've got tons of work to do.’;

Tunnoun

A weight of 2,240 pounds.

Tonnoun

(slang) A speed of 100 mph.

Tunnoun

An indefinite large quantity.

Tonnoun

(slang) One hundred pounds sterling.

Tunnoun

A drunkard.

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Tonnoun

(cricket) One hundred runs.

Tunnoun

Any shell belonging to Tonna and allied genera; called also tun-shell.

Tonnoun

(darts) One hundred points.

Tunnoun

A part of the ancient Maya Long Count Calendar system which corresponds to 18 winal cycles or 360 days.

Tonnoun

Fashion, the current style, the vogue.

Tunverb

(transitive) To put into tuns, or casks.

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Tonnoun

Fashionable society; those in style.

Tunnoun

A large cask; an oblong vessel bulging in the middle, like a pipe or puncheon, and girt with hoops; a wine cask.

Ton

pl. of Toe.

Tunnoun

A fermenting vat.

Tonnoun

The common tunny, or horse mackerel.

Tunnoun

A certain measure for liquids, as for wine, equal to two pipes, four hogsheads, or 252 gallons. In different countries, the tun differs in quantity.

Tonnoun

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.’;

Tunnoun

A weight of 2,240 pounds. See Ton.

Tonnoun

A measure of weight or quantity.

Tunnoun

An indefinite large quantity.

‘A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ.’;

Tonnoun

The weight of twenty hundredweight.

Tunnoun

A drunkard; - so called humorously, or in contempt.

Tonnoun

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.

Tunnoun

Any shell belonging to Dolium and allied genera; - called also tun-shell.

Tonnoun

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.

Tunverb

To put into tuns, or casks.

Tonnoun

a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds

Tunnoun

a large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals

Tonnoun

a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds

Tunnoun

a large beer or wine cask.

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.

Tunnoun

a brewer's fermenting vat.

Tunnoun

an imperial measure of capacity, equal to 4 hogsheads.

Tunnoun

a large marine mollusc which has a rounded shell with broad spirals.

Tunverb

store (wine or other alcoholic drinks) in a tun.

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