|≈||approximately equal to|
|digits||indicates that digits repeat infinitely (e.g. 8.294 369 corresponds to 8.294 369 369 369 369 …)|
Gigagram or gigagramme is equal to 109 gram (unit of mass), comes from a combination of the metric prefix giga (G) with the gram (g). Plural name is gigagrams.
The short ton is a unit of weight equal to 2,000 pounds (907.18474 kg), that is most commonly used in the United States where it is known simply as the ton.