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ton /ˈtʌn/ noun
plural tons
ton
/ˈtʌn/
noun
plural tons
Learner's definition of TON
[count]
plural also ton
US : a unit for measuring weight that equals 2,000 pounds (907 kilograms)
British : a unit for measuring weight that equals 2,240 pounds (1,016 kilograms) see also megaton, metric ton
informal : a large amount
often + of

like a ton of bricks

see 1brick
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