Long Ton

Business / Agriculture / Long Ton: A measure of weight equal to 2,240 pounds. By contrast, a short ton is 2,000 pounds: a metric ton equals 2,204.62 pounds.

Other Words for Long

Long Adjective Synonyms: extensive, extended, elongate(d), large, great, big

Short Ton

Business / Agriculture / Short Ton: Two thousand pounds. By contrast, a long ton equals 2,240 pounds. A metric ton equals 2,204.62 pounds. MORE

Myotonic Dystrophy

Science / Genetics / Myotonic Dystrophy: A combination of progressive weakening of the muscles and muscle spasms or rigidity, with difficulty relaxing a contracted muscle: inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. MORE

Muscle Tone

Health / Fitness / Muscle Tone: Condition in which muscle is in a constant yet slight state of contraction and appears firm. MORE


Science / Marine Biology / Nanoplankton: Planktonic organisms that are 2-20 micometers in size. MORE

Nektonic Organisms

Science / Biology / Nektonic Organisms: Swimmers; one of the two main types of organisms in the pelagic zone of the marine biome. MORE

New York Cotton Exchange (NYCE)

Business / Finance / New York Cotton Exchange (NYCE): Commodities exchange in New York trading futures and options on cotton, frozen concentrated orange juice, and potatoes, as well as interest rate, currency, and index futures and options. MORE