(also metric tonne)
A unit of weight equal to 1,000 kilograms (2,205 lb).
More example sentences
- At roughly 250 kg each, the total weight of stone for the exterior construction equals 75 metric tons.
- Cafta sugar exports to the US will grow from 110,000 metric tons to 200,000 tons immediately.
- The system was anchored with a weight of about 60 metric tons, according to news reports.
Definition of metric ton in:
- The US English dictionary