Meaning of TONNAGE in English


noun see: tunnel Date: 15th century a duty formerly levied on every tun of wine imported into England, 2. a duty or impost on vessels based on cargo capacity, a duty on goods per ton transported, ships in terms of the total number of tons registered or carried or of their carrying capacity, 4. the cubical content of a merchant ship in units of 100 cubic feet, the displacement of a warship, 5. total weight in tons shipped, carried, or produced, impressively large amount or weight

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