gross ton


noun

Chiefly British. a long ton.See under ton1(def 1).
Also called gross register ton. Nautical. See under gross tonnage.

Nearby words

  1. gross income,
  2. gross national product,
  3. gross one out,
  4. gross out,
  5. gross profit,
  6. gross tonnage,
  7. gross up,
  8. gross weight,
  9. gross-out,
  10. grosse pointe farms

gross tonnage

noun Nautical.

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

a long tonSee ton 1 (def. 1)
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