How to Pronounce karat?

Correct pronunciation for the word "karat" is [kˈaɹat], [kˈaɹat], [k_ˈa_ɹ_a_t].

"Karat" in context

Karat is a unit of measure that is mainly used to measure the purity of gold. It is important to note that 1 karat means 1/24th pure gold, meaning that 14 karat is 14/24ths gold and 10 karat is 10/24ths gold. The greater the karat, the more gold is contained within the material. Generally, 18-karat gold is 75% gold, 14-karat gold is 58.3% gold and 10-karat gold is 41.7% gold. Gold alloys are sometimes labeled with their karat value, such as "18K" or "14K".

Usage over time for karat:

This graph shows how "karat" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

30 words made out of letters KARAT

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