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Item Type : Enumerated
Domain : IHO Hydro
Associated Attribute :
EnumeratedName: Short Ton
Enumerated Value Code Number : 5
Enumerated Value Code In Use :
Alias : Unspecified
CamelCase : shortTon
Definition : A unit of weight equal to 2,000 pounds (907.18474 kg). In the United States it is often called simply ton without distinguishing it from the metric ton (tonne, 1,000 kilograms) or the long ton (2,240 pounds / 1,016.0469088 kilograms); rather, the other two are specifically noted. There are, however, some U.S. applications for which unspecified tons normally means long tons (for example, Navy ships) or metric tons (world grain production figures). Both the long and short ton are defined as 20 hundredweights, but a hundredweight is 100 pounds (45.359237 kg) in the U.S. system (short or net hundredweight) and 112 pounds (50.80234544 kg) in the Imperial system (long or gross hundredweight).
Reference : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short_ton
Definition Source : Wikipedia
Similarity to Source : Identical
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Remarks : Unspecified
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Standardize Item Name. Add definition source, reference and similarity.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-11-26
Accepted :
Amended : 2019-11-27
Successor : -
Predecessor : shortTon


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