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noun Nautical.
a unit for measuring the displacement of a vessel, equal to a long ton of 2,240 pounds (1,016 kilograms) or 35 cubic feet (1 cubic meter) of seawater.
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displacement ton

noun
the full name for ton 1 (def. 6)
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