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Ton

$100 million in bond trader's terms.

TON

1. GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Tonga. The code is used for transactions to and from Tongan bank accounts and for international shipping to Tonga. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.

2. Informal; in bond trading, $100 million.
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The bomb that the United States dropped on Hiroshima in Japan during World War II, in comparison, had a force of about 15 kilotons.
By the end of 80s, 95% of the world's highly enriched uranium and plutonium resources had been concentrated in US and USSR -- 600 kilotons/85 kilotons and 1,100 kilotons/155 kilotons respectively.
President Director of PT Indo Kordsa Tbk, Nuri Duzgoren explains, "The second factory covers an area of 24,000 hectares with production capacity of 18 kilotons of tire cord and 14 kilotons of polyester yarn.
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To give you some frame of reference here (and please bear with me on the maths, the nuclear arena is the one place where I find maths horribly fascinating) there are 1000 kilotons in a megaton.
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B612 foundation explained the amount of 15 kilotons is the same with a nuclear bomb's energy.
Between 2000 and 2013, this network detected 26 explosions on Earth ranging in energy from 1 to 600 kilotons - all caused not by nuclear explosions, but rather by asteroid impacts.
Till June 2010, the capacity of carbon fiber projects planned to be built or under construction in China recorded 60 kilotons or so, hereinto, the capacity of the projects planned to go into operation at the end of 2010 (including those went into operation before June 2010) exceeded 7 kilotons.
Anionic surfactants dominated the global market in terms of volume with 7,080 kilotons in 2013, followed by non-ionic surfactants, which were 6,224 kilotons for the same year.
It is estimated that, in 2009, Chinas yeast market capacity was about 367-443 kilotons while the output of yeast was 200 kilotons or so.
The expansion will raise phenol capacity from 470 to 680 kilotons per year by altering one of two existing lines in the plant.