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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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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year air cargo data for 2014 that shows 4.5 percent demand growth compared to 2013 measured by freight tons. That's a significant acceleration from the 1.4 percent recorded in 2013 over 2012.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global airfreight markets last month showing that demand, measured in freight ton grew by 3.5% compared to 2017.

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