Gross weight

Gross weight,

Definition of Gross weight:

  1. Rail and road transport: Sum of the weight of the goods and the weight of the wagon or vehicle.

  2. Sea transport: Total weight of a containerized or packaged shipment, computed as the sum of net weight (weight of the item) and tare (weight of the container and packaging material).

  3. Air transport: Sum of the weights of the aircraft, fuel, crew, passengers, and cargo.

How to use Gross weight in a sentence?

  1. You need to know what the overall gross weight of an order is so that you can be prepared to handle it all.
  2. I did not know what the gross weight was of all the things on board and I dont think I wanted to know either.
  3. The gross weight of the air transport depends on how much everything inside of carrier weighs in addition to the stand alone weight of the carrier.

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