›› Measurement unit: carat

Full name: carat [international]

Plural form: carats

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 0.0002


›› Similar units

carat [international]
carat [metric]
carat [pre-1913 US]
carat [UK]


›› SI unit: kilogram

The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
1 kilogram is equal to 5000 carat.


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›› Definition: Carat

Carat (mass) is a unit of mass for gems. It is equal to 0.2 gram. In the United States, carat almost exclusively means the unit of mass.


›› Sample conversions: carat

carat to quarter [US]
carat to kilodalton
carat to oka [Turkey]
carat to yoctogram
carat to denaro [Italy]
carat to zentner [Germany]
carat to picogram
carat to nanogram
carat to shekel [Hebrew]
carat to arratel [Arab]