Units and Measurements

Weights and measures [T]

Weights and measures [T]

Thick table: Old Spanish plumbing measure (see water pen).

Tabnu: Egyptian weight with equivalence from 90 to 99 g.

Tahulla: Spanish agrarian measure. In Murcia = 10,000 varas² and in Alicante = 1,600 Castilian varas². In Almería, irrigated land = 11.1823 a.

Talent: Old unit of weight and with different equivalence. In Assyria = 30 kg; in Phoenicia = 4 kg; in Greece = 26 kg. Plus Attic Talent (in Greece) = 56 pounds; Babylonian Talent, of Jews and Babylonians = 50.83 kg and, Talent of Moses, also of Jews and Babylonians = 42.36 kg.

Tatillo: Old measure of length of Asian Greece = ½ knuckle = 0.011 m.

Tega: Spanish measure of capacity for aggregates. In Lugo, heaped = 2 ferrados = 18.48 litres, and in Orense, heaped = 17.21 litres, heaped = 21.58 litres.

Tego: Spanish measure of capacity for aggregates. In Lugo = ½ ferrado, with varieties that range between 7.982 and 9.28 litres.

Tile: Old Spanish measure of water supply (see water pen).

Tercerola: Measurement used for butter and honey; for butter, from 360 to 400 pounds; for honey = 80 gallons and if purge honey = 33.5 gallons.

Tercia: Old Spanish measure of length. In Albacete = 27.9 cm; in Coruña = 28.1 cm; in Navarra = 26.16 cm and in Zaragoza = 35.733 cm.

Third of tobacco: Measurement used in the Cuban tobacco industry = 1 vara long × ⅔ vara wide and ½ vara high.

Tesla (T): SI derived unit The tesla is the uniform magnetic induction which, normally distributed over a surface of 1 square meter, produces a total magnetic flux of 1 weber through this surface.

Tinaja: Philippine measure of liquid capacity = 10 gants = 48.04 liters.

Tirs: Spanish measure of capacity for liquids. In Tarragona = 8,475 litres.

Toesa: Ancient measure of length and area. In Castile = 1.67191 m. In Navarra = 1.57 m. In Peru = 0.001 mile = 1.949036 m.

Tomin: Old weight equivalent to 12 grains = 3 carats. In Castilla = 600.1692708 mg.

Barrel: Old weight that was used to regulate the capacity of ships, 10 barrels = 12 tons.

A barrel (TUN), is = 4 bocoyes = 7 barrels = 252 gallons = 1,145.58 liters.

Ton: Old measure of weight and volume, in Argentina = 20 quintals = 2,000 pounds = 918,800 kg.

In Spain (weight) = 20 quintals = 2,028.35 pounds = 920.186 kg.

In Spain (volume) = 20 quintals of water = 0.9226 m³

Metric ton: 1,000 kg.

Tornatura: Italian measure of surface = 20,804 a.

Tun: Capacity measure for liquids = 4 bocoyes = 7 barrels = 252 gallons = 1,145.58 liters.

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