tonne - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/tʌn/
singulartonne
pluraltonnes
  1. a unit for measuring weight, equal to 1,000 kilograms. A tonne is also called a metric ton

    The price dropped to £700 per tonne.

    tonne of:

    Qatar produced 20 million tonnes of oil in 1984.