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  • Carat — Car at (k[a^]r [a^]t), n. [F. carat (cf. It. carato, OPg. quirate, Pg. & Sp. quilate), Ar. q[imac]r[=a]t bean or pea shell, a weight of four grains, a carat, fr. Gr. kera tion a little horn, the fruit of the carob tree, a weight, a carat. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carat — /kar euht/, n. 1. a unit of weight in gemstones, 200 milligrams (about 3 grains of troy or avoirdupois weight). Abbr.: c., ct. 2. karat. [1545 55; < ML carratus (used by alchemists) < Ar qirat weight of 4 grains < Gk kerátion carob bean, weight… …   Universalium

  • carat — [[t]kæ̱rət[/t]] carats 1) N COUNT: usu num N A carat is a unit for measuring the weight of diamonds and other precious stones. It is equal to 0.2 grams. The gemstone is 28.6 millimetres high and weighs 139.43 carats. ...a huge eight carat diamond …   English dictionary

  • Carat (single) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Carat. Carat Single par Sifow extrait de l’album Love Spell Face A Carat Face B …   Wikipédia en Français

  • carat —  , caret, karat  A carat is the unit of measurement used by jewelers; a caret is an insertion mark (^) associated with proofreading; a karat is a measure of the purity of gold …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • carat — [ kara ] n. m. • 1355; it. carato, ar. qîrât « petit poids »; gr. keration « tiers d obole » 1 ♦ Chaque vingt quatrième d or fin contenu dans une quantité d or. Or à dix huit carats. 2 ♦ Métrol. Unité de mesure de masse valant 0,2 gramme,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Carat — or karat may refer to:In the gem business: * Carat (mass), a unit of mass for gemstones, equal to 0.2 gram * Carat (purity) or karat, a unit of purity for goldIn entertainment: * Carat (board game), an abstract tile based German style board game… …   Wikipedia

  • carat — CARÁT, carate, s.n. 1. Indice pentru conţinutul relativ în aur al aliajelor acestuia, egal cu a 24 a parte din masa totală. 2. Unitate de măsură a greutăţii pietrelor preţioase, egală cu 0,2 grame. [var.: carátă s.f.] – Din fr. carat. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • carat — car‧at [ˈkærət] noun [countable] 1. also karat a measurement used to show how pure gold is: • a 22 carat gold chain 2. a measurement equal to 200 Milligrams on the scale of measurement for the weight of jewels …   Financial and business terms

  • Carat UK — is a leading independent British media agency based in Covent Garden, London. It currently holds the Media Week (a leading UK industry publication) award for Agency of the Year and it the only agency to retain this title for two years in a row.… …   Wikipedia

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