what does "dwt" stand for

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what does "dwt" stand for

Postby jdub69 » Mon Jun 20, 2005 7:46 am

cant find it in the conv. page...

Postby Guest » Tue Jun 21, 2005 10:20 pm

Per Google, it depends on field.
Shipping: Dead weight tons (or tonnage), a measure of ship capacity
Jewelry: pennyweight, 1/20th of a troy ounce

So it's either about a gram or a megagram. Hope that helps :)

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