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ait

 (āt)
n. Chiefly British
A small island.

[Middle English eit, from Old English īgeth, diminutive of īg, īeg, island; see island.]

ait

(eɪt) or

eyot

n
dialect an islet, esp in a river
[Old English ӯgett small island, from ieg island]

ait

(eɪt)

n. Brit.
a small island, esp. in a river.
[before 900; Middle English eyt, Old English ȳgett, diminutive of ieg, īg island. See island]
eyot, ait - A small island in a river or lake is an eyot or ait.
See also related terms for lake.
References in classic literature ?
Fog up the river, where it flows among green aits and meadows; fog down the river, where it rolls deified among the tiers of shipping and the waterside pollutions of a great (and dirty) city.
Amy Pappas, chief of the Initiatives Branch of USTRANSCOM's Strategy, Plans, Policy, and Programs Directorate, the office that is the command's lead element for AIT implementation.
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In addition, the company announced that its RLS-4445 AIT automated tape library, introduced at last year's Comdex conference, can be easily upgraded in the field to offer the greater storage capability of the RLS-4470.
In 1995, after six months of research and courting potential clients, Hurt used $30,000 in personal savings to launch AIT.
AIT was founded in North Carolina and has grown into a multimillion dollar web hosting and technology company.
Contracting with the Logistics Management Institute produced a report entitled "Concept of Operations for AIT in an Automated Maintenance Environment for Army Weapon Systems," AR130T1, March 2002 (referred to as the Con Ops).
AIT is a proven storage technology with years of successful enterprise deployments behind it.
AIT is a technology that provides in-transit visibility--in near real time--of equipment, conveyances and personnel to support worldwide military and civilian security operations.
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We think the Scalar 100 AIT offers the industry's smartest solution for this entire product class," said Bill Britts, ADIC senior vice president of Global Marketing.