1. karat

noun. ['ˈkɛrət'] the unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold.


  • unit
  • unit of measurement
  • carat


  • artifact

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Rhymes with Karat

  • inherit
  • demerit
  • zarett
  • parrott
  • parrot
  • merit
  • karet
  • jarrett
  • garratt
  • ferret
  • carrot
  • carat
  • beret

Sentences with karat

1. Noun, singular or mass
If the colors are similar, then this is an indication of the grade or karat of the gold.

2. Noun, plural
Material with less than 10 karat gold is not considered to be gold in the United States.

3. Adjective
For gold jewelry, you can look at the jewelry to see if it is marked by karat purity.