gross weight

  

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1. Air transport: Sum of the weights of the aircraft, fuel, crew, passengers, and cargo.
2. Rail and road transport: Sum of the weight of the goods and the weight of the wagon or vehicle.
3. Sea transport: Total weight of a containerized or packaged shipment, computed as the sum of net weight (weight of the item) and tare (weight of the container and packaging material).

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