Meaning of nit

nit

Pronunciation: (nit), [key]
— n.
  1. the egg of a parasitic insect, esp. of a louse, often attached to a hair or a fiber of clothing.
  2. the young of such an insect.

nit

Pronunciation: (nit), [key]
— n. Physics.
  1. a unit of luminous intensity equal to one candela per square meter. Abbr.: nt

nit

Pronunciation: (nit), [key]
— n. Chiefly Brit.
  1. a nitwit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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