metric ton (MT)

  

Definition

Equal to 1000 kilogram. Also called tonne.

Use metric ton (MT) in a sentence

  • I told the guy that I could not lift that thing because it weighed about a metric ton and would break my back if I tried to pick it up.

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  • When the zoo keeper used the scale to weigh the elephant at the zoo, she determined that the elephant weighed a metric ton.

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  • I asked the zoo keeper how much the elephants weigh and he told me they average 1000 kilograms, a whole metric ton!

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