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Noun: karat  ker-ut or ka-rut
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: carat)
  1. The unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold
    - carat, kt

Sounds like: carat, caret, carrot

Derived forms: karats

Type of: unit, unit of measurement

Encyclopedia: Karat, Khuzestan