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car·at

carat

 
 
pronunciation:
kae rt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a unit of weight for diamonds and other gems, equal to one-fifth of a gram.
Her engagement ring has a diamond of two carats.
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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