Definition of karat in English:

karat

Syllabification: kar·at
Pronunciation: /ˈkarət
 
/
(chiefly British also carat)

noun

  • A measure of the purity of gold, pure gold being 24 karats: an ounce of 24-karat gold
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    • Ninety percent of the store's offerings are gilded in 22 to 23 karats or 12 - karat white gold, according to Carroll.
    • As for the vital stats of the bauble, it is bejewelled with 8,000 diamonds weighing 200 karats, set in over a kilo of 18 - karat pink gold.
    • Ornate gold necklaces, heavily engraved gold bangles and gold sovereigns - eight grams of pure 22 - karat gold - dance across the television screen.

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