Measurement unit: metric ton

Full name: metric ton

Plural form: metric tons

Alternate spelling: tonne

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 1000

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SI unit: kilogram

The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.001 metric ton.

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Definition: Metric ton

A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 1000 kg (= 106 g).

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