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ton

 
 
pronunciation:
tuhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a unit of weight equal to 2000 pounds or 907.18 kilograms, used in the United States and Canada; short ton.
definition 2: a unit of weight equal to 2,240 pounds or 1,016.06 kilograms, used in Great Britain; long ton.
definition 3: see metric ton.
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