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The tonne (SI seembol: t) is a metric seestem unit o mass equal tae 1,000 kilograms (2,204.6 pounds) or 1 megagram (1 Mg). It is a non-SI unit acceptit for uise wi SI.[1][2] Tae avoid confusion wi the much smawer short ton an the slichtly lairger lang ton, it is an aa kent as a metric ton in the Unitit States.[3]

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  1. The International System of Units (SI) (PDF), 8th Edition, 2006, Section 4.1
  2. Table 6. BIPM. Retrieved on 2011-07-10.
  3. "Metric System of Measurement: Interpretation of the International System of Units for the United States" (PDF). Federal Register. 63 (144): 40333–40340. Julie 28, 1998. 63 FR 40333.