tonnage

See also: Tonnage

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French tonnage

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NounEdit

tonnage (countable and uncountable, plural tonnages)

  1. The number of tons of water that a floating ship displaces.
  2. The capacity of a ship's hold etc in units of 100 cubic feet.
  3. The number of tons of bombs dropped in a particular region over a particular period of time.
  4. A charge made on each ton of cargo when landed etc.
  5. The total shipping of a fleet or nation.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French tonnage. Later influenced by English tonnage.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌtɔˈnaː.ʒə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ton‧na‧ge
  • Rhymes: -aːʒə

NounEdit

tonnage f (uncountable)

  1. tonnage (water displacement of a ship measured in tons)
  2. tonnage (cargo capacity of a ship's hold)

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NounEdit

tonnage m (plural tonnages)

  1. tonnage

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: tonnage
  • German: Tonnage
  • Swedish: tonnage

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