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1. A way of measuring the mass of a gem. One karat is 200 milligrams.

2. A way of measuring the purity of gold or platinum. One karat is 1/24 purity; that is, 24 karat gold is pure gold.

In both cases, karat can also be spelled carat.


A measure of the purity of gold. Pure gold is indicated by the label 24 karat. See also fineness.
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She said being karate player, she wants to represent the national team and for this she is giving due time to learn more skills.
Salem's mother Maryna is now looking to set up a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in the UAE to court sponsors to support the sport in order to not only enable people of determination to take up and benefit from free karate sessions, but to also help set up regular tournaments locally.
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In this regards, Khyber Agency Political Agent Khalid Mehmood provided 48 mats each to two karate clubs in the agency to not only enable the clubs to host local karate competitions but also to hold larger, national-level karate championships.
Other Iranian karate practitioners Taravat Khaksar, Bahman Asgari ,Hamoon Derafshipour, and Saleh Abazari brought Iran 4 bronze medals each, while the Iran men's national kata team comprised of Abolfazl Shahrjerdi, Milad Delokhoun and Ali Zand took another bronze medal.
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