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carat

car·at

carat

 
 
pronunciation:
kae rt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a unit of weight for gems, equal to two hundred milligrams.
Her engagement ring has a diamond of two carats.
definition 2: variant of karat.
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The words carat, caret, and carrot all sound alike but have different meanings.
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  jewelry, measurement, rock, stone