a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source
egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals especially a sucking louse; often attached to a hair or item of clothing
the egg of a louse or other small insect
Origin: [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.]
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
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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The numerical value of NIT in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of NIT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
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.
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- llémenaCatalan, Valencian
- kvaj, fjols, luseægDanish
- pediklarvo, pedikovoEsperanto
- بچه شپشPersian
- dille, saivar, saivareFinnish
- sneadhScottish Gaelic
- telur kutuIndonesian
- ტილის კვერცხი, წილი, ტუტუცი, სულელიGeorgian
- гнида, дебил, нитRussian
- гњида, gnjidaSerbo-Croatian
- trứng rận, trứng chấyVietnamese
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