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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.
References in classic literature ?
Scarcely had these tones sounded, everywhere there began tumult and sound, as if voices above and below the water.
They would sometimes sing the most pathetic senti- ment in the most rapturous tone, and the most rap- turous sentiment in the most pathetic tone.
The Chinese also make use of two kinds of tone in their poetry, the Ping or even, and the Tsze or oblique.
Quiet had been everywhere restored, except in Buckingham's heart; he, in his impatience, addressed himself to the princess, in a low tone of voice: "For Heaven's sake, madame, I implore you to hasten your disembarkation.
Captain Blunt might have been a Frenchman as far as languages, tones, and manners went.
cried the learned man, in the gracious tone of a famished dog, disturbed over his bone.
She had heard it before when the voice of her great-grandsire, Tardos Mors, Jeddak of Helium, had risen in command; and in the voice of her grandfather, Mors Kajak, the jed; and in the ringing tones of her illustrious sire, John Carter, Warlord of Barsoom, when he addressed his warriors.
Its unnatural hardness and sternness of tone passed away from her voice, and its native gentleness and sadness returned, as she made that reply.
It was as if the tones came from a church in the still forest; people looked thitherward, and felt their minds attuned most solemnly.
How charming it is that there are words and tones; are not words and tones rainbows and seeming bridges 'twixt the eternally separated?
said Alice in a tone of delight, which changed into alarm in another moment, when she found that her shoulders were nowhere to be found: all she could see, when she looked down, was an immense length of neck, which seemed to rise like a stalk out of a sea of green leaves that lay far below her.
But at the first word the young woman started, and exclaimed in a sharp, bantering tone.