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British English: /tʌn/
American English: /tən/

Translation of ton in German:


  • 1
    Tonne, die
    a five-ton lorry
    ein Lastwagen von fünf Tonnen [Leergewicht]
    ein Fünftonner
    [long] ton
    Tonne, die
    1016,05 kg
    [short] ton
    Tonne, die
    907,185 kg
    two ton[s] of coal
    zwei Tonnen Kohle
    brick 1 1
  • 3 [figurative] [colloquial] (a lot) See examples:it weighs [half] a ton
    es ist zentnerschwer
    I've asked him tons of times
    ich habe ihn x-mal gefragt
    tons [of food/people/reasons etc. ]
    haufenweise [colloquial] [Essen/Leute/Gründe usw.]
  • 4 (British English) [colloquial] (100 mph) See examples:do a or the ton
    mit 160 Sachen fahren

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