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net ton

[ net-tuhn ]
/ ˈnɛt ˈtʌn /
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noun

Also called net reg·is·ter ton. Nautical. one gross ton registered as taxable.
See under ton1 (def. 1).

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British Dictionary definitions for net ton

net ton

noun

the full name for ton 1 (def. 2)
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