Nit



[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.
1.
a nitwit.
/nɪt/
noun
1.
the egg of a louse, especially when adhering to human hair
2.
the larva of a louse or similar insect
/nɪt/
noun
1.
a unit of luminance equal to 1 candela per square metre
/nɪt/
noun
1.
(informal, mainly Brit) short for nitwit
/nɪt/
noun
1.
a unit of information equal to 1.44 bits Also called nepit
/nɪt/
noun
1.
(Austral, informal) keep nit, to keep watch, esp during illegal activity
n.

Old English hnitu “louse egg, nit,” from Proto-Germanic *khnito (cf. Norwegian nit, Middle Dutch nete, Dutch neet, Middle High German niz, German Niß), from PIE root *knid- “egg of a louse” (cf. Russian, Polish gnida, Czech knida; Greek konidos, genitive konis “egg of a louse”).

nit (nĭt)
n.
The egg or young of a parasitic insect, such as a louse.

noun

Nothing; zilch: If you’re wondering about their homosexual records, it’s nit

[fr Yiddish or perhaps German dialect]
1.
National Intelligence Test
2.
National Invitational Tournament

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