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Meaning of 吨

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(Trad.: 噸)
Pinyin: dūn
English Definition: ton (loanword); Taiwan pr. [dun4]
Chinese Definition:
①重量单位,公制一吨等于1000公斤:吨位。吨公里(每吨货物运输一公里)。
②计算船只容积的单位,一吨等于2.83立方米(合100立方英尺)。
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ tún ] village, hamlet; camp; station
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Example Words
吨位 dūn wèi tonnage
吨公里 dūn gōng ton-kilometer (unit of capacity of transport system)
公吨 gōng dūn ton; metric ton
千吨 qiān dūn kiloton
吨数 dūn shù tonnage
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Example Sentences
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How could this rock, which weighed several tons, have been lifted to this spot, without the aid of many men?
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5
B EIJING - China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC), the country's largest offshore oil company, said its annual oil and gas production reached 50 million tons this year for the first time.
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2006
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The 2006 test produced a yield of less than one kiloton.
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427
In line with the market factors outlined above, however, the much smaller investment component of demand will rise by 10% to 427 tonnes.
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70
The seller may invoice the goods at $70 per ton.