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noun
See under ton1 (def. 1). Abbreviation: L.T.
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Origin of long ton

First recorded in 1820–30
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British Dictionary definitions for long ton

long ton

noun
the full name for ton 1 (def. 1)
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Scientific definitions for long ton

long ton

See ton.
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