Translation of "carat" - English-Spanish dictionary

carat

noun uk /ˈkær.ət/ (written abbreviation ct.)

a unit for measuring the weight of jewels (= precious stones)

quilate

UK (US karat) a unit for measuring how pure gold is

quilate
24-carat gold is the purest.

(Translation of “carat” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

carat

noun /ˈkӕrət/

a measure of weight for precious stones

quilate
Diamonds are weighed in carats.

a unit for stating the purity of gold

quilate
an eighteen-carat gold ring.

(Translation of “carat” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)