ton vs. tun – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Ton

Definition:

a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds

Examples:

The weight of the trucks is measured in tons.

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Tun

Definition:

a large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals

Examples:

heavy tun

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