Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. carat,cf. It. carato, OPg. quirate, Pg. & Sp. quilate,), Ar. qīrāt, bean or pea shell, a weight of four grains, a carat, fr. Gr. kera`tion a little horn, the fruit of the carob tree, a weight, a carat. See Horn
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Ar. qīrāt, perh. from Gr. keration, a seed or bean used as a weight.
Women is reg'lar eight-teen-carat goold.
"Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon 1893" by Hall Caine
They're Simon-pure, dyed-in-the-wool, eighteen-carat men.
"'Drag' Harlan" by Charles Alden Seltzer
There are twenty-five stones, each weighing over six carats.
"Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone" by G. Harvey Ralphson
The standard worth of the gold is 21 carats; that of the silver 20 grains.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
It weighs 1,880 carats.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
Its original weight was nearly 800 carats.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The mob plans to retail them for $25 a carat!
"Mars Confidential" by Jack Lait
Nick rapped on the counter with his six-carat diamond ring.
"Satan and the Comrades" by Ralph Bennitt
A gold worker would have to mix at least three carats of silver with him before he would be malleable.
"Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai
But examine it, and you will find that it bears a tolerable imitation of an eighteen-carat hall-mark.
"Scotland Yard" by George Dilnot
Last year that gave the jeweller the first right of refusal for up to 100 per cent of the production of rough diamonds from Krone-Endora at Venetia, excluding individual stones of 10.8 carats or greater.
1.5 carat meal: Man swallows diamond in Sri Lanka.
On Sunday afternoon the couple found a flawless, 2.44-carat white diamond at the park.
The wedding ring is shown with Kardashian's 20.5-carat engagement ring in a photograph from the entertainmentwise website.
Carat and iProspect have won the £10 million consolidated digital media account for the supermarket chain Asda.
Carat and iProspect will work on the £10m digital account.
Dense-media separationprocessing of 20,28 t of kimberlite, collected last year as a single surface sample from the outcropping Q1 kimberlite, had returned a total of 6,08 carats of diamonds , which indicated a diamond content of 30 ct/100 t.
3-carat, $14k diamond ring stolen from Westfield Franklin Park.
In a typical recent piece he set a ring with antique Hellenistic wooden beads, coated in 18-carat gold.
Fashionable 24-Carat gold tattoo.
Tattoos are forever, but if you don't want to go the full Monte, Christian Dior has the perfect idea for you 24-Carat gold temporary tattoos.
For a gift with lasting value, consider the competing diamonds, each weighing more than 30 carats, on the auction block at Christie's and Sotheby's in early December.
The Olympics could prove to be a period of exceptional value for brands thinking about using national newspapers, write Mark Jones, press manager, Carat, and Keith Perry, group sport managing editor, The Daily Telegraph.
This diamond and 18K white gold dragonfly necklace features an 18 chain and.44 total carats.
Channel 4, Carat and Kellogg 's in real-time dual screen prize giveaway.
Given a number k , a cube has k carats along a dimension if the aggregate of every slice along that dimension is at least k .
Note that if a dimension has k carats, it necessarily has k (cid:48) carats for k (cid:48) < k .
For monotonically non-decreasing operators (e.g., COUN T, MAX or SUM over nonnegative measures), union preserves the carat, as the next proposition shows.
Finding κ for COUN T-based Diamonds Using Proposition 3.2, the κ-carat diamond was built for each of the data sets.
The estimate of κ comes from Proposition 3.2 and the number of iterations recorded is the number used by Algorithm EMD to compute the κ-carat diamond given κ.