Does Kto stand for Kilotonnes?

English translation: kt

08:25 Mar 20, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
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French term or phrase: Does Kto stand for Kilotonnes?
This is a measurement of a mined product. I can't find any reference confirmation that this does indeed mean *kilotonne*, although I can't imagine what else it could be, from the context.
Yolanda Broad
English translation:kt
Explanation:
Yes, however the correct abbreviation would be kt for kilotonne
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Sébastien St-François
Local time: 22:28
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Kt is what I've found in all my references, too (and I checked a bunch of them!), so am glad to have someone else's gut instinct confirmation of my own reading of this abbreviation. And, BTW, I am a member of ProZ, even though I couldn't find a way to identify myself as such just now.

Yolanda Broad
ybroad@microserve.com
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wflyer (X)
nakt
Sébastien St-François


  

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14 mins
kt


Explanation:
Yes, however the correct abbreviation would be kt for kilotonne


    Canadian Metric Practice Guide, The Authority of SI Usage, A National Standard of Canada
Sébastien St-François
Local time: 22:28
PRO pts in pair: 21
Grading comment
Kt is what I've found in all my references, too (and I checked a bunch of them!), so am glad to have someone else's gut instinct confirmation of my own reading of this abbreviation. And, BTW, I am a member of ProZ, even though I couldn't find a way to identify myself as such just now.

Yolanda Broad
ybroad@microserve.com
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19 mins
kt


Explanation:
yes it is, and the symbol is the same in French or in English (kt). Seems to be used mostly in the area of Defense and is equal to "mille tonnes de TNT".
Catherine

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