English to Afrikaans Meaning :: tonne

Tonne :
ton
- tonton
 

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Noun(1) a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms

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(1) This meant that the injured leg was suddenly under more than a tonne of weight.(2) They have pointed out that it takes three tonnes of wild fish to produce one tonne of the farmed variety.(3) It was 15 metres across, weighed three tonnes and had an estimated two million calories.(4) This is a record as the average yield in the State is around four tonnes per hectare.(5) This amounts to some 28 million tonnes per year, or almost half a tonne per person.(6) Hundreds of tonnes of sewage was stored with the smell making life a misery for residents.(7) We then visited this to discover that out of the six hundred tonnes, only about fifty tonnes were left by then.(8) Around 150 scrap cars and hundreds of tonnes of waste were burned in the blaze.(9) Production lines were left blackened and charred, hundreds of tonnes of ingredients were ruined.(10) Four hundred tonnes were unknowingly imported by a Norfolk company and sold in Britain.(11) Hundreds of tonnes of peat and debris swept down Haworth Moor near Top Withens.(12) There were fears hundreds of tonnes of fruit would rot unless the red-tape was lifted.(13) We don't know much about what the impact is when hundreds of tonnes of gravel are removed.(14) They believe that 20 tonnes of dust per acre is enough to make land fertile for a decade.(15) Foreign air freight fell from nine tonnes to just over one tonne, a sharp drop of 85 per cent.(16) The monthly turnover is about four tonnes and she has stocked three tonnes of compost.
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Noun
1. metric ton ::
metrieke ton
2. t ::
t
Different Forms
tonne, tonnes
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