# 250 million tons (227 million t)

## Chinese translation: 2.5亿噸(2.27亿公噸)

 12:19 Nov 24, 2011
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Environment & Ecology
 English term or phrase: 250 million tons (227 million t) The USA produces about 250 million tons (227 million t) of trash every day. 想确认一下：这里的250 million tons (227 million t)分别指的是公吨与短吨吗？（1公吨＝1.1023短吨）
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 Chinese translation:2.5亿噸(2.27亿公噸) Explanation:2. ( US ) short ton , Also called: net ton a unit of weight equal to 2000 pounds or 907.184 kilograms 3. metric ton , Also called: tonne a unit of weight equal to 1000 kilograms 經過計算之後, 我認為那兩個數字是250 million short tons 和 227 million metric tons.--------------------------------------------------Note added at 1 day9 mins (2011-11-25 12:28:41 GMT)--------------------------------------------------應該是2.5億短噸, 2.27億公噸
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Cheung00
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Local time: 01:48
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4 +32.5亿噸(2.27亿公噸)
 Cheung00

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2.5亿噸(2.27亿公噸)

Explanation:
2. ( US ) short ton , Also called: net ton a unit of weight equal to 2000 pounds or 907.184 kilograms
3. metric ton , Also called: tonne a unit of weight equal to 1000 kilograms

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Note added at 1 day9 mins (2011-11-25 12:28:41 GMT)
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