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carat, caret, carrot, karat

The noun carat refers to a unit of mass for precious stones.

  • In 2008, a massive 478-carat white diamond was discovered in a South African diamond mine.

A caret refers to a proofreader’s mark.

  • The caret, which looks like an upside-down V, is a proofreader’s mark used to indicate where a character or word should be inserted.

A carrot is a commonly grown root vegetable.

  • Carrots contain a high amount of Vitamin A.

A karat is the unit used to specify the gold content of an alloy.

  • The chain is 18-karat gold.