How to Pronounce tonne?

Correct pronunciation for the word "tonne" is [tˈʌn], [tˈʌn], [t_ˈʌ_n].

"Tonne" in context

A tonne is a metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms. It is also known as a metric ton and is used in many countries around the world. It is the equivalent of 2,204.6 pounds or 1,000 kilograms and is commonly used to measure large quantities of materials such as food and fuel. Tonnes are also commonly used to measure the capacity of a vehicle or a container. It is also used as a unit of weight when shipping goods or when calculating the gross tonnage or net tonnage of a boat or ship.

Usage over time for tonne:

This graph shows how "tonne" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

24 words made out of letters TONNE

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