short ton

short ton
2,000 pounds. Also called S/T or STON.

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  • short ton — ➔ ton * * * short ton UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION st, also net ton, American ton) MEASURES ► a unit of weight equal to 907.18 kilograms or 2000 pounds → …   Financial and business terms

  • Short Ton —   [ʃɔːt tʌn, englisch] die, / s, Net Ton [net tʌn], Einheitenzeichen sh tn, in den USA Masseneinheit: 1 sh tn = 2 000 pounds = 907,184 86 kg. Die Short Ton ist zu unterscheiden von der Long Ton …   Universal-Lexikon

  • short ton — short′ ton′ n. wam See under ton I, 1) Also called net ton • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • short ton — n. see TON1 (sense 1): abbrev. st * * * …   Universalium

  • short ton — n. see TON1 (sense 1): abbrev. st …   English World dictionary

  • Short ton — The short ton is a unit of mass equal to 2,000 pounds (907.18474 kg).[1] In the United States it is often called simply ton[1] without distinguishing it from the metric ton (tonne, 1,000 kilograms / 2,204.62262 pounds) or the long ton… …   Wikipedia

  • short ton — noun a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds • Syn: ↑ton, ↑net ton • Hypernyms: ↑avoirdupois unit • Part Holonyms: ↑kiloton • Part Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Short ton — Einheit Norm Angloamerikanisches Maßsystem Einheitenname Amerikanische Tonne, short ton Einheitenzeichen tn sh. Dimensionsname Masse Dimensionssymbol …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • short ton, short tons — ● short ton, short tons nom féminin (anglais short, petit, et ton, tonne) Unité de mesure de masse américaine égale à 2 000 pounds (environ 907 kg) et appelée aussi ton ou tonne américaine …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Short ton per square inch — ist eine imperiale Maßeinheit des Drucks. Einheitenzeichen: 1 = 2000 psi = 1,406 kp/mm2 = 13,80 · 106 Pa Siehe auch Angloamerikanisches Maßsystem long ton per square inch pounds force per square inch pounds force per… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • short ton unit — (stu)    a unit of mass used in mining to measure the mass of the valuable metal in an ore. Customarily, the short ton unit is defined to be one U.S. ton of ore containing 1% metal, but it is the metal, not the ore, that is being measured.… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

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