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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kar•atˈkær ət(n.)

or car•at 2

  1. a unit for measuring the fineness of gold, pure gold being 24 karats fine.

    Category: Jewelry

    Ref: Abbr.: k., 7 kt. 3

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. karat, carat, kt(noun)

    the unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold


  1. karat(Noun)

    A unit of fineness or concentration of gold equalling 1/24 part of gold in an alloy.


  1. Karat

    Karat is a German rock band, founded in 1975 in East Berlin, then part of the German Democratic Republic. Karat also gained a strong following in West Germany when its 1982 album Der blaue Planet was one of the year's top sellers in both East and West Germany, making Karat one of the more prominent bands in German-language rock music.

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a measure of weight for precious stones.

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