[nahy-suh s] /ˈnaɪ səs/
noun, plural nisus.
an effort or striving toward a particular goal or attainment; impulse.
noun (pl) -sus
an impulse towards or striving after a goal
[nit] /nɪt/ noun 1. the egg of a parasitic insect, especially of a louse, often attached to a hair or a fiber of clothing. 2. the young of such an insect. [nit] /nɪt/ noun, Physics. 1. a unit of luminous intensity equal to one candela per square meter. Abbreviation: nt. [nit] /nɪt/ noun, Chiefly British. […]
[nee-chee] /ˈni tʃi/ noun, Chiefly Canadian Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. 1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a North-American Indian.
[nahyt] /naɪt/ noun 1. an informal, simplified spelling of . n. arbitrary respelling of night, attested from 1931.
[nahy-ter] /ˈnaɪ tər/ noun 1. . 2. . /ˈnaɪtə/ noun 1. the usual US spelling of nitre see nitre. niter (nī’tər) A naturally occurring mineral form of potassium nitrate. It is used to make gunpowder.