nit definition

  • noun:
    • The egg or young of a parasitic pest, such as for example a louse.
    • A unit of illuminative brightness corresponding to one candle per square meter, measured perpendicular towards the rays of this source.
    • The egg of a louse.
    • a louse.
    • A fool, a nitwit.
    • A nitpicker
    • A candela per square meter.
    • The egg of a louse or any other small insect.
    • The egg of a louse or some similar insect.
    • a tiny area, speck, or protuberance.
    • In mining. See knit, 3.
    • a little insect; a gnat or fly: used contemptuously to persons.
    • a luminance product add up to 1 candle per square meter assessed perpendicular towards rays through the source
    • egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals particularly a sucking louse; usually attached with a hair or product of clothing
  • others:
    • No; not; not at all.

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