Meaning of TONNAGE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈtʌnɪdʒ ]

n. 1 a ship's internal cubic capacity or freight-carrying capacity measured in tons. 2 the total carrying capacity esp. of a country's mercantile marine. 3 a charge per ton on freight or cargo. [orig. in sense 'duty on a tun of wine': OF tonnage f. tonne TUN: later f. TON(1)]

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