deadweight tonnage

deadweight tonnage

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  • deadweight tonnage — ˌdeadweight ˈtonnage abbreviation dwt noun [uncountable] TRANSPORT another name for deadweight * * * deadweight tonnage UK US noun [U] (ABBREVIATION …   Financial and business terms

  • Deadweight tonnage — As weight is added to a ship, it submerges. Maximum DWT is the amount of weight a ship can carry without riding dangerously low in the water …   Wikipedia

  • deadweight tonnage — noun see deadweight capacity * * * Naut. the capacity in long tons of cargo, passengers, fuel, stores, etc. (deadweight tons), of a vessel: the difference between the loaded and light displacement tonnage of the vessel. Also called deadweight… …   Useful english dictionary

  • deadweight tonnage — Naut. the capacity in long tons of cargo, passengers, fuel, stores, etc. (deadweight tons), of a vessel: the difference between the loaded and light displacement tonnage of the vessel. Also called deadweight capacity. * * * …   Universalium

  • deadweight tonnage — dead′weight ton′nage n. naut. navig. the capacity in long tons of cargo, passengers, fuel, etc. (dead′weight tons′), of a vessel: the difference between the loaded and light displacement tonnage of the vessel …   From formal English to slang

  • deadweight tonnage — /ˈdɛdweɪt tʌnɪdʒ / (say dedwayt tunij) noun the mass of the cargo, fuel, potable water, boiler feed water, ballast, stores, crew, gear, etc., on a ship …  

  • deadweight — dead‧weight [ˈdedweɪt] adjective TRANSPORT deadweight tons or tonnes are a measure of a ship s weight when it is empty: • The maximum size vessel that can use the Panama Canal is a ship of about 65,000 deadweight tons. * * * deadweight UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • deadweight capacity — deadweight (carrying) capacity UK US noun [C or U] TRANSPORT ► DEADWEIGHT TONNAGE(Cf. ↑deadweight tonnage) …   Financial and business terms

  • deadweight carrying capacity — deadweight (carrying) capacity UK US noun [C or U] TRANSPORT ► DEADWEIGHT TONNAGE(Cf. ↑deadweight tonnage) …   Financial and business terms

  • Deadweight — may refer to: Deadweight loss, an economics concept Deadweight tonnage, a ship s carrying capacity with crew and supplies Deadweight (song), a song on Beck s 1997 album A Life Less Ordinary Deadweight (American band), a San Francisco alternative… …   Wikipedia

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