tons of something

tons of something

n. lots of something. We got tons of fried chicken, so help yourself.
See also: of, something, ton
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"So when we're talking about making millions of tons per year of carbon nanotubes, we're not making millions of tons of something rare."
You see these pictures of the way they do things: You wiggle your hands and this means you want to buy half a million tons of something for delivery in May at a certain price.