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  Carat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carat (mass) is a unit of mass for gems.
In the United States, carat almost exclusively means the unit of mass.
Carat (purity) or karat is a unit of purity for gold.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carat   (222 words)

  
 Carat (mass) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The carat is a unit of mass used for gems, and equals 200 milligrams.
In the distant past, different countries each had their own carat, roughly equivalent to a carob seed.
For diamonds, a paragon is a diamond weighing 100 carats (20 grams).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carat_(mass)   (234 words)

  
 Carat
The carat is the unit of weight of a diamond.
Carat is often confused with size even though it is actually a measure of weight.
Total carat weight (t.c.w.) is a phrase used to describe the total mass of diamonds or other gemstone in a piece of jewelry when more than one gemstone is used.
www.brilliantearth.com /carat.htm   (231 words)

  
 Carat Townlofts - Bay Harbor, Miami
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Carat offers also an outdoor space of 424 sqft with its private pool spa and patio area as well as balconies in the third and fourth floor.
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www.caratbayharbor.com   (176 words)

  
 Diamond Carat Weights - Zales
Carat is the term used to describe the weight of any gemstone, including diamonds.
Although the definition of a carat has changed over time, since 1913 the international standard has been 200 milligrams, or 1/5 of a gram.
For example, a.95 carat diamond will cost a bit more than a.90 carat stone, but a 1-carat stone will cost significantly more than a.95 carat stone.
www.zales.com /jewelry101/index.jsp?page=diamonds_Carat   (247 words)

  
 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)
CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises designed to increase U.S. Sailors' understanding of Southeast Asian cultures in the event the navies are called upon to work together in real-world operations.
CARAT exercises were first organized in 1995 in order to schedule, plan and execute previously existing regional bilateral exercises with Southeast Asian nations into a coordinated set of sequential exercises.
CARAT exercises were organized by combining the planning and execution of 18 regional bilateral exercises into a single, coordinated effort.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/ops/carat.htm   (2580 words)

  
 CARAT Capital - Home
CARAT anticipates that the program may hold positions at any one time in as many as twenty-five different futures and options interests and expects that up to twenty percent of an account's assets will be committed to margin.
CARAT anticipates that the program may hold positions at any one time in as many as twenty different futures and options interests and expects that up to twenty percent of an account's assets will be committed to margin.
CARAT anticipates that the program may hold positions at any one time in as many as ten different futures and options interests and expects that up to twenty percent of an account's assets will be committed to margin.
www.caratcapital.com /disc.html   (3592 words)

  
 US EPA - USDA Committee to Advise on Reassessment & Transition (CARAT), June 200 Meeting Summary
As a basis for establishing the groundrules for the CARAT process, Dr. John Ehrmann, facilitator, Meridian Institute, noted that the EPA-USDA CARAT was established as a subcommittee under the auspices of EPA's National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT).
Because the developing agenda for CARAT was full, he suggested that the group try to focus on specific issues rather than broad concerns with reassessment and the overall purposes of FQPA.
CARAT members considered the value of having more information on how the priority of OP replacement was established, including consideration of reduced risk, minor use, and trade registrant priorities.
www.epa.gov /pesticides/carat/2000/june/summaryjune00.htm   (4813 words)

  
 carat
In the United Kingdom, the metric carat was made legal for precious stones and pearls by the Weights and Measures of Act of 1963.
The carat is an ancient unit, originally the weight of a seed of the carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua, also known as St. John's Bread), from whose pods the familiar chocolate substitute is made.
By the middle of the 19th century various values were being used for the carat as a measure of the mass of precious stones:
www.sizes.com /units/carat.htm   (320 words)

  
 Carat
A carat is a measurement used to signify the weight of the diamond.
For example, a 75-point diamond would be called in the trade a three grainer and a one-carat stone may be called a four grainer.
A one-carat stone is much rarer than two half-carat stones, and is therefore considerably more expensive.
www.diamondsme.com /Carat.htm   (235 words)

  
 Carat - LoveToKnow 1911
Kcpa:top, little horn, the fruit of the carob or locust tree), a small weight (originally in the form of a seed) used for diamonds and precious stones, and a measure for determining the fineness of gold.
The South African carat, according to Gardner Williams (general manager of the De Beers mines), is equal to 3.174 grains (The Diamond Mines of South Africa, 1902).
The fineness of gold is measured by a ratio with 24 carats as a standard; thus 2 parts of alloy make it 22-carat gold, and so on.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Carat   (158 words)

  
 Whitefacet.com - Carat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A Carat is the unit of measurement for a diamond's weight - it is equal to 200 milligrams, and there are 142 Carats to an ounce.
Carats are referenced by dividing them into points - there are 100 points in a Carat.
This word for the measurement of a diamond's weight Carat - is derived from the carob seeds that were used to balance scales in ancient times.
www.whitefacet.com /education/Carat.aspx   (167 words)

  
 CARAT Singapore Closes To Accolades
CARAT is a regularly scheduled series of bilateral military exercises with several Southeast Asian nations designed to enhance interoperability of the respective sea services.
CARAT, a series of bilateral military exercises between the U.S. Navy and several Southeast Asian nations, is designed to enhance the interoperability of those navies in a variety of mission areas of mutual benefit, including skills directly applicable to combatting seaborne terrorism threats and transnational crimes at sea.
CARAT exercises remain to be conducted in Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia and the Philippines.
www.news.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=18759   (842 words)

  
 CARAT - California Resources and Training - Technical Assistance Resources
California Resources and Training (CARAT) is a private non-profit founded in 1994 to integrate and build the capacity of the technical assistance industry in California.
CARAT's intent is to assist in building capacity and encourage and stimulate partnerships between lending institutions and technical assistance providers.
CARAT is seeking a Program Manager to assist the Executive Director in all aspects of operations and management of the organization.
www.caratnet.org /index.html   (211 words)

  
 Carat
Carat weight is the measure of a diamonds weight on a scale, not its dimensions.
100 points make up one carat, therefore a 50 point diamond is the same as a 1/2 carat and a 0.50 ct. diamond.
It is important to note that size alone is meaningless unless you consider cut, clarity, and color of a good quality diamond.
www.thediamondco.com /carat.htm   (125 words)

  
 CARAT - California Resources and Training - Technical Assistance Resources
CARAT is providing capacity building training to revolving loan fund operators.
In fiscal year 1997, CARAT worked closely with CALED to identify the needs of the revolving loan fund operators.
During fiscal year 1998, funding was secured to design customized curricula, hire professional trainers, develop a data base of revolving loan fund operators, market, secure facilities and execute four training sessions in two geographical areas.
www.caratnet.org /RLF.htm   (208 words)

  
 Online Casino - 24 Carat Casino   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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www.24caratcasino.com /partners/terms.html   (2514 words)

  
 Carat - carat weight - carat size   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Carat is often confused with the size of a diamond, but is actually a measure of the weight of a diamond.
One carat can also be divided into 100 "points." A.75 carat diamond is the same as a 75 points, or a ¾ carat diamond.
Carat refers to the weight of a diamond while karat refers to the purity of gold (not the weight).
www.eternityweddingbands.com /education_carat.asp   (323 words)

  
 Task Group Reaches Malaysia for Next CARAT Phase
CARAT is a regularly scheduled series of bilateral military training exercises with several Southeast Asia nations designed to enhance the interoperability of the respective sea services.
Held annually throughout Southeast Asia, CARAT began in 1995 by combining a number of existing exercises into a series to be conducted sequentially.
The CARAT Task group arrives from Thailand, where that phase was conducted June 30-July 9.
www.news.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=14219   (783 words)

  
 CARAT ’99 EXERCISES IN THAILAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A series of bilateral exercises, CARAT 99 had U.S. forces operating with military forces of Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore.
CARAT 99 demonstrated U.S. commitment to security and stability in Southeast Asia while increasing the operational readiness and capabilities of U.S. Forces.
CARAT exercises were first organized in 1995 by scheduling the planning and execution of approximately 26 regional bilateral exercises into a coordinated set of sequential exercises.
bangkok.usembassy.gov /relation/mil-cr9900.htm   (327 words)

  
 ::: Carat Exploration Inc. :::
Carat is a natural resource company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mining properties.
The Company’s main emphasis is on the exploration for copper and gold, in the New Westminster Mining District Plan of British Columbia, where the Company has a 100% undivided interest in the Seneca Property.
Carat Exploration Inc. acquired the core of the Seneca Property in 2004 and has progressively advanced exploration and land acquisition creating one of the largest and most prospective assemblies of mineraltitles in the Province of British Columbia.
www.caratexploration.com   (424 words)

  
 The CARAT Homepage
CARAT is a computer package which handles enumeration, construction, recognition, and comparison problems for crystallographic groups up to dimension 6.
CARAT is a compilation of various programs written in C developed under HP-UX and Linux, and should be portable to most Unices.
In particular CARAT does not come together with an environment, but relies on the ordinary unixes shell and files for input and output.
wwwb.math.rwth-aachen.de /carat/index.html   (528 words)

  
 The Right Carat Weight In A Diamond.
An inclusion in a diamond is a natural occurrence where a fossil or leaf gets imbedded deep in the stone during the stones creation whereas a blemish is a scratch on the surface.
The last of the 4 C's; carat is one of the most misconceived notions in choosing a diamond.
Certain diamond cuts such as the marquise diamond and the cushion shape diamond actually look larger than their carat weight, whereas all the other diamond cuts look about right per their carat weight.
www.abazias.com /education/diamonds/buying_diamonds/carat.asp   (426 words)

  
 Carat
Carat Nordic er en sammenlagt organisation af vores nordiske selskaber i Danmark, Sverige, Norge og Finland.
Carat Nordic er blandt de førende bureauer i regionen.
Carat Nordic arbejder med integreret markedskommunikation, strategi, effektive mediakøb, analyse og opfølgning.
www.carat.dk /carat/IntranetDocViewer?wsDocTypeId=0&wsScreenType=90&wsRow=1&wsCol=3&wsDepth=1&wsBI=null   (108 words)

  
 Buying Advice > How to Buy a Gem > Carat Weight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Gems are generally sold by weight, using the carat, which is one-fifth of a gram.
For example, since large ruby is very rare, a three-carat ruby might be three times the price per carat of a one-carat ruby, or nine times the total price.
Amethyst, Citrine, Aquamarine, Tanzanite, and Tourmaline might have similar prices per carat for a one-carat and a ten-carat stone; although the ten-carat stone will, of course, still be ten times the price.
www.addmorecolortoyourlife.com /buyingadvice/how-to-buy-a-gem-caratweight.asp   (195 words)

  
 Environmental Protection Agency
Advisory Committees > Committee to Advise on Reassessment and Transition (CARAT)
The EPA-USDA Committee to Advise on Reassessment and Transition (CARAT) was established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as a subcommittee under the auspices of EPA's National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT).
A Notice requesting nominations for appointment was published in the Federal Register on May 12, 2000.
www.epa.gov /pesticides/carat   (489 words)

  
 Carat Fusion's Gabriner Joins Poindexter
Carat Fusion president Toby Gabriner is leaving the agency to join Poindexter Systems, a New York ad optimization firm, as its new CEO.
Fay was president of Carat Fusion from its formation in 2001 to 2003, when Gabriner succeeded her.
Gabriner joined Carat Interactive in May 2003, and was named president of Carat Interactive in January 2004, leading the interactive agency through its merger with Carat Direct to form Carat Fusion this year.
www.mediaweek.com /mw/news/media_agencies/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001522420   (455 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "What is a carat, and how does it relate to a karat?"
A carat is a unit of weight for diamonds and other gemstones.
There are 453 grams in a pound (1,000 grams to a kilogram).
The purity of the gold in the coin was expressed in the number of carats of gold present in this 24-carat coin.
people.howstuffworks.com /question64.htm   (237 words)

  
 Diamond Carat Weight
The cut of a diamond can make it appear much larger or smaller than its actual weight.
As the relative weight of a diamond increases, so does its per carat cost.
It is for this reason that a 1-carat (ct) diamond may cost 5 times more than a half-carat diamond.
www.gemnation.com /base?processor=getPage&pageName=carat   (167 words)

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