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Definition

1
Carat

A unit of mass equal to 200 mg and is used for measuring gemstones and pearls

Examples

It is a flawless, 100-carat diamond.

2
Caret

A mark used by an author or editor to indicate where something is to be inserted into a text

Examples

He marked a caret in the text

3
Karat

The unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold

Examples

The ring he gave me was made of 24 karat gold.

4
Carrot

An orange vegetable that grows downwards into the ground.

Examples

Carrots are good for your eyes.

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