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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.
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A measure of the purity of gold. Pure gold is indicated by the label 24 karat. See also fineness.
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Partnerships and collaboration were emphasized, with participants stating that KT necessitates a collaborative team approach and that networks should include individuals outside of occupational therapy who specialize specifically in KT.
The involvement of end-users in research has been labeled by the CIHR as "integrated KT," and differentiated from "end of grant KT." (3) End of grant KT is equated with the traditional approach to research dissemination, which focuses on pushing research to end-users through academic venues (i.e., journal publications and conference presentations) as well as through tailored messaging and commercialization.
Although the economic future in the CIS remains uncertain, SR use increased for the first time in over ten years by 3.8% to 415 kt.
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The focus of these events must be related to KT. Networks involve a group of individuals whose aim is sharing information.
He reported consumption of other synthetic rubbers in 1999 as follows: Styrene butadiene (SBR), stable at 1.0% at 3,230 kt; polybutadiene (BR), increased by 2.9% to 1,953 kt; ethylene propylene rubber (EPR, both EPM and EPDM) also increased by 2.9% to 842 kt; acrylonitrile butadiene rubber (NBR), increased by 1.8% to 322 kt; polychloropene (CR), which remained effected by substitution, was down by 1% to 291 kt; "other" rubbers, predominately butyl (IIR) and specialty elastomers, increasing by 2.9% to 933 kt.
27, 1995, which he estimates had a yield of about 50 kt. (For more information on this test and worldwide earthquakes, see the International Data Center's home page at http ://www.cdidc.org.)
The primary goal is to put forward a way of thinking about KT using complexity and network concepts and principles which extend the thinking around KT.
The presentation of the award to KT underscores Malaysia appreciation of KT's influence as a leading publication and its intention to continue to nurture a long-term relationship with KT.
Meanwhile, polybutadiene rubber (BR) rose 1.8% to 571 kt, while styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) solid decreased 2% to 890 kt. Although SBR solid decreased, the decrease was limited to emulsion polymerized SBR.
According to Hannon, typical chemical blasts measure about 20 tons but can have yields as high as 4 KT. Scientists have yet to find any seismic means of adequately distinguishing between chemical and nuclear explosions in that range.
North America extended its economic expansion in 1998 with an increase of 3.1% to 3,293 kt.