short ton

  1. a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
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  • Most bees have short tongues, so, for lepidoptera, the plants offer exclusive dining. Times, Sunday Times
  • The open hall and galleries have suspended timber floors, and, rather than running floorboards over joists as we do, they use short tongued planks to span between grooves in the supporting beams.
  • In 1977 and 1978 about 5,000 short tons of potassium feldspar were mined from the Blue Spar.
  • Within the body of the cartilage arises a forked eminence called antihelix, which terminates in a small and short tongue called antitragus. Popular Lectures on Zoonomia Or The Laws of Animal Life, in Health and Disease
  • Vurpas remark, consists essentially in "a more and more marked tension of the motor state which, reaching its maximum, presents a short tonic phase, followed by a clonic phase, and terminates in a period of adynamia and repose. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 Erotic Symbolism; The Mechanism of Detumescence; The Psychic State in Pregnancy
  • At any given time, there are 2,500 vehicles on the road somewhere in theater, moving about 3.2 million short tons of materiel.
  • The wise man has long ears and a short tongue
  • Total original resources for the five assessed coal beds are estimated at about 93 billion short tons, of which about 66 billion short tons remain.
  • Both these kinds of hoverfly feed mainly on pollen and have short tongues. Times, Sunday Times
  • The wise man has long ears and a short tongue
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