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el quintal métrico n.
100 kgs (m)

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this weighs a ton
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1    (=medida)   100lbs  
esto pesa un quintal      *     (fig)   this weighs a ton *     
   quintal métrico          ~100kg  
2      (Castilla)   (=peso)   ~46kg  
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"el quintal métrico": examples and translations in context
1. La producción máxima admitida por hectárea será de 65 quintales métrico de uva para las variedades tintas, y de 90 quintales métricos para las variedades blancas. The maximum allowable production per hectare is 6500 kg of grapes for red varieties and 9000 Kg for white grape varieties.
Se dice 120 quintales métricos, y luego en cambio se hace con 40. One says 12 tons, but then he gets by with 4.
Se lo agradezco mucho, pero por mi parte hace mucho frío y 120 quintales métricos son insuficientes. I thank you really much,... but on my side it's cold and twelve tons are barely enough.
La producción de gramíneas y leguminosas en la Unión Europea de los 15 ha sido de un promedio de 2,4 millones de quintales métricos entre 1995 y 2000. Production of grass and pulse seeds in the 15-member European Union averaged 240000 tons between 1995 and 2000.
No obstante, los Estados miembros podrán establecer que, en las declaraciones contempladas en el artículo 2, las cantidades se expresen en quintales métricos en lugar de hectolitros. However, Member States may lay down that the quantities in the declarations provided for in Article 2 are to be expressed in quintals rather than hectolitres.
cantidad (en quintales métricos de uva o en hectolitros de mosto de uva o de mosto de uva concentrado), the quantity (in 100 kilograms of grapes or hectolitres of grape must or concentrated grape must),
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