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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nit(noun)

    a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source

  2. nit(noun)

    egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals especially a sucking louse; often attached to a hair or item of clothing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nit(noun)

    the egg of a louse or other small insect

    Etymology: [AS. hnitu; akin to D. neet, G. niss, OHG. niz; cf. Gr. koni`s, koni`dos, Icel. gnit, Sw. gnet, Dan. gnid, Russ. & Pol. gnida, Bohem. hnida, W. nedd.]


  1. Nit

    Nits are a Dutch pop group, founded in 1974. Their musical style has varied considerably over the years, as has their line-up with the core of Henk Hofstede, Rob Kloet, drummer, Robert Jan Stips, keyboards. Their biggest hit in the Netherlands was "Nescio", a tribute to the Dutch author Jan Hendrik Frederik Grönloh. The major hit that brought the band to the attention of an international audience was "In the Dutch Mountains".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nit

    nit, n. the egg of a louse or other small insect.—adj. Nit′ty, full of nits. [A.S. hnitu; Ger. niss.]

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Anagrams for NIT »

  1. Int

  2. ITN

  3. TIN

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NIT in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NIT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of NIT in a Sentence

  1. Morgan Pressel:

    It's hard to nit-pick but I didn't hit my driver as well. on the front nine as I would have liked so there are certainly things that I can improve on, but I feel like mentally I stayed tough and battled through and made some birdies even after hitting poor drives.

  2. Alvin Toffler:

    Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.

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