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kilates : carat (n.); assay (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: quilates: carats ]

Derivatives of kilates

n. (quantity)1. carata unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg.
~ metric weight unit, weight unita decimal unit of weight based on the gram.
~ decigram, dg1/10 gram.
~ g, gm, gram, grammea metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.
n. (quantity)2. carat, karat, ktthe unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold.
~ unit, unit of measurementany division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange.; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
n. (cognition)1. assay, checkan appraisal of the state of affairs.; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress"
~ appraisal, assessmentthe classification of someone or something with respect to its worth.
~ double check, counterchecksomething that checks the correctness of a previous check.
~ apgar scorean assessment of the physical condition of a newborn infant; involves heart rate and muscle tone and respiratory effort and color and reflex responsiveness.
~ paternity testa test based on blood groups to determine whether a particular man could be the biological father of a particular child; negative results prove he was not the father but positive results show only that he could be.
~ stress testa test measuring how a system functions when subjected to controlled amounts of stress.
n. (substance)2. assaya substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components.
~ substancea particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties.; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
n. (communication)3. assaya written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance.
~ report, written report, studya written document describing the findings of some individual or group.; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
n. (act)4. assaya quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc..
~ trial, run, testthe act of testing something.; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
~ elisa, enzyme-linked-immunosorbent serologic assayan assay that relies on an enzymatic conversion reaction and is used to detect the presence of specific substances (such as enzymes or viruses or antibodies or bacteria).
~ immunohistochemistryan assay that shows specific antigens in tissues by the use of markers that are either fluorescent dyes or enzymes (such as horseradish peroxidase).
~ diagnostic assay, diagnostic testan assay conducted for diagnostic purposes.
~ bio-assay, bioassayappraisal of the biological activity of a substance by testing its effect on an organism and comparing the result with some agreed standard.
v. (cognition)5. assayanalyze (chemical substances).
~ analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvasconsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning.; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
~ bioassaysubject to a bio-assay.
v. (social)6. assay, attempt, essay, seek, trymake an effort or attempt.; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world"
~ pick up the gauntlet, take a darebe dared to do something and attempt it.
~ act, moveperform an action, or work out or perform (an action).; "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
~ struggle, fightmake a strenuous or labored effort.; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath"
~ have a go, give it a trymake an attempt at something.; "I never sat on a horse before but I'll give it a go"
~ gropesearch blindly or uncertainly.; "His mind groped to make the connection"
~ endeavor, endeavour, striveattempt by employing effort.; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
~ give it a try, give it a whirltry.; "let's give it a whirl!"
~ adventure, gamble, run a risk, take a chance, take chances, chance, risk, hazardtake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome.; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
~ lay on the line, put on the line, riskexpose to a chance of loss or damage.; "We risked losing a lot of money in this venture"; "Why risk your life?"; "She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong"