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nit

the egg of a parasitic insect, such as a louse or flea
Not to be confused with:
knit – to make something by interlocking loops of yarn with knitting needles; grow together, as broken bones; become intimately united: knit a friendship

NIT

abbr.
National Invitational Tournament

nit 1

 (nĭt)
n.
The egg of certain parasitic insects, especially a head louse.

[Middle English, from Old English hnitu.]

nit′ty adj.

nit 2

 (nĭt)
n.
A unit of luminance equal to one candela per square meter, measured perpendicular to the rays of the source.

[From Latin nitor, brightness, from nitēre, to shine.]

nit

(nɪt)
n
1. (Zoology) the egg of a louse, especially when adhering to human hair
2. (Zoology) the larva of a louse or similar insect
[Old English hnitu; related to Dutch neet, Old High German hniz]

nit

(nɪt)
n
(Units) a unit of luminance equal to 1 candela per square metre
[C20: from Latin nitor brightness]

nit

(nɪt)
n
informal chiefly Brit short for nitwit

nit

(nɪt)
n
(Units) a unit of information equal to 1.44 bits. Also called: nepit
[C20: from N(apierian dig)it]

nit

(nɪt)
n
keep nit informal Austral to keep watch, esp during illegal activity
[C19: from nix1]

nit1

(nɪt)

n.
1. the egg of a parasitic insect, esp. of a louse.
2. the young of such an insect.
[before 900; Middle English nite, Old English hnitu, c. Dutch neet]

nit3

(nɪt)

n.
Chiefly Brit. nitwit.
[by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nit - a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source
luminance unit - a measure of luminance
2.nit - egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals especially a sucking louse; often attached to a hair or item of clothing
egg - animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
Translations
صُؤابَ: بَيْضَة القَمِل
гнида
hnida
luseægfjolskvaj
dillesaivarsaivare
gnjida
sörke
nit
lens
glinda
gnīda
lindină
hnida
gnjidaгњида
sirkeyavşak
trứng chấytrứng rận

nit

[nɪt] N
1. (Zool) → liendre f
2. (Brit) (= idiot) → imbécil mf, bobo/a m/f, zonzo/a m/f (LAm)
you nit!¡imbécil!

nit

[ˈnɪt] n
(in hair)lente f
(British) (= idiot) → imbécile mf, crétin(e) m/f

nit

n
(Zool) → Nisse f
(Brit inf) → Dummkopf m, → Schwachkopf m (inf)

nit

[nɪt] n
a. (of louse) → lendine m
b. (fam) (idiot) → cretino/a, scemo/a

nit

(nit) noun
the egg of a louse or other small insect (eg found in a person's hair).

nit

n liendre f
References in classic literature ?
Of course I told'm the truth I guess nit. I needed the job.
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THERE'S no need to be embarrassed if your child has nits or head lice.