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Revision as of 16:22, 8 September 2011

See also: Ton, tón, tòn, tợn, and -ton

English

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Wikipedia

Etymology 1

Variant of tun (cask).

Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes: -ʌn

Noun

ton (plural tons)

  1. A unit of weight (mass) equal to 2240 pounds (a long ton) or 2000 pounds (a short ton) or 1000 kilograms (a metric ton).
  2. A unit of volume; register ton.
  3. In refrigeration and air conditioning, a unit of power required to cool one ton of water by 1 °F every 10 minutes, equal to 12,000 Btu/h (3.517 kilowatts).
  4. Template:colloquial A large amount.
    I’ve got a ton of work to do.
    I've got tons of work to do.
  5. Template:slang A speed of 100 mph.
  6. Template:slang One hundred pounds sterling.
  7. Template:cricket One hundred runs.
Synonyms
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

From French ton (manner), from Latin tonus.

Pronunciation

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Noun

ton (uncountable)

  1. Fashion, the current style, the vogue.
  2. Fashionable society; those in style.

Anagrams


Alemannic German

Etymology

From Old Bernian tænd; compare German Zahn and Dutch tand

Noun

Template:infl (singular genitive tones, plural tän, plural genitive tänens)

  1. (Berne dialect) tooth

Derived terms


Crimean Tatar

Noun

Template:infl

  1. fur coat

Derived terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

Template:infl (plural: tonnen, diminutive: tonnetje)

  1. barrel
  2. 1000 kilograms
  3. 100,000 of some monetary unit, particularly guilders
    Dat zou zeker een ton kosten.
    Dat zou zeker een ton euro kosten.
    140.000 euro is bijna drie ton gulden
  4. A large amount.
    Hij leende tonnen met geld. - He borrowed large amounts of money.

Finnish

Pronoun

ton

  1. Template:colloquial Genitive form of tuo.
  2. Template:colloquial Accusative form of tuo.

See also


French

Etymology

Latin tuus

Pronunciation

Adjective

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  1. Template:possessive Your.
    Tu as pensé à prendre ton livre? — Do you think to take your book?
    Ton écriture est jolie.Your writing is nice.

Related terms

Possessee
Singular Plural
Masculine Feminine
Possessor Singular First person mon ma mes
Second person ton ta tes
Third person son sa ses
Plural First person notre nos
Second person votre vos
Third person leur leurs


Noun

ton m (plural tons)

  1. Tone (sound of a particular frequency).
  2. Template:music Tone (interval).
    Il y a un ton entre do et — Doh and ray are separated by one tone.
  3. Tone (manner of speaking).
    Je n'aime pas le ton sur lequel tu me parles! — I don’t like your tone! or I don’t like the way you are talking to me!
  4. Tone, shade (of colour).
    Différents tons de rouge. — Several shades of red.

Anagrams


Irish

Noun

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  1. Template:biology tone

Declension

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Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ton thon dton
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tõn/
  • Rhymes: [[Rhymes:Lua error in Module:languages/templates at line 28: The language code 'Old French' is not valid./õn|-õn]]

Pronoun

Template:infl

  1. your (second-person singular possessive pronoun)

Descendants


Polish

Pronunciation

Noun

Template:infl

  1. Template:linguistics tone

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

Noun

tȏn m (Cyrillic spelling то̑н)

  1. tone

Declension


Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

ton ?

  1. metric ton Template:n
  2. tone (sound of a particular frequency)
  3. Template:music tone (interval)
  4. tone (behaviour)
    att hålla god ton
    to behave well (also in presence of someone disliked)
  5. tone, shade (of colour)

Declension