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TON. Twenty hundred weight, each hundred weight being one hundred and twelve pounds avoirdupois. See act of congress of Aug. 30, 1842, c. 270, s. 20.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Unit Equivalent in Metric Units Mass 1 short ton = 0.907 184 7 metric tons (t) (2,000 lb) 1 long ton = 1.016 047 metric tons (t) 1 pound (lb) = 0.453 592 37 (a) kilograms (kg) 1 pound uranium = 0.384 647 (b) kilograms uranium oxide (lb (kgU) [U.sub.3] [O.sub.8]) 1 ounce, = 28.349 52 grams (g) avoirdupois (avdp oz) Volume 1 barrel of oil = 0.158 987 3 cubic meters (bbl) ([m.sup.3]) 1 cubic yard = 0.764 555 cubic meters ([yd.sup.3]) ([m.sup.3]) 1 cubic foot = 0.028 316 85 cubic meters ([ft.sup.3]) ([m.sup.3]) 1 U.S.
coal mines in 2017, with output at nearly 17.3 million short tons, according to the EIA .
Unit Equivalent in Unit Metric Units Mass 1 short ton (2,000 lb) = 0.907 184 7 1 long ton = 1.016 047 1 pound (lb) = 0.453 592 37 (a) 1 pound uranium oxide = 0.384 647 (b) (lb [U.sub.3][O.sub.8]) 1 ounce, avoirdupois = 28.349 52 (avdp oz) Volume 1 barrel of oil (bbl) = 0.158 987 3 1 cubic yard ([yd.sup.3]) = 0.764 555 1 cubic foot ([ft.sup.3]) = 0.028 316 85 1 U.S.
This acquisition has increased CF Industries' annual marketable nitrogen volume by approximately 450,000 short tons of gross ammonia; 600,000 short tons of ammonium nitrate; and 200,000 short tons of NPK compounds.
Wood pellet exports from the United States nearly doubled from 1.6 million short tons (approximately 22 trillion Btu) in 2012 to 3.2 million short tons in 2013.
Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala relayed this message from the Sugar Regulatory Administration when asked on the possibility of additional sugar exports to the US following an announcement by the US Department of Agriculture that it may import another 650,000 short tons of cane and beet sugar for the current season to end-September amid signs of dwindling domestic supplies.
Weights for things such as ships will often be quoted in both long and short tons in order to avoid confusion.
It includes Yamana's interest in the Humbug Gold Deposit, and has a historical non-compliant 43-101 resource of 32.36 million short tons, at a grade of 0.0375 ounces per short ton, for 1.21 million contained ounces of gold, as reported by Pincock Allen & Holt in 1996.
Demand for line pipe has increased dramatically in the past few years, from 872,606 short tons in 2005 to 1,403,335 short tons in 2006, before declining slightly to 1,375,726 short tons in 2007, for an overall increase of 57.7% in that period.
Demand for line pipe has increased dramatically over the past few years, from 872,606 short tons in 2005 to 1,403,335 short tons in 2006, before declining slightly to 1,375,726 short tons in 2007, for an overall increase of 57.7 percent during the period.
The new line, to be established at an estimated cost of $240 million, will have an annual manufacturing capacity of 540,000 short tons of galvanized steel sheet.