- the egg of a louse or similar insect
- a young louse, etc.
Origin: Middle English nite from Old English hnitu, akin to German niss from Indo-European base an unverified form knid-, louse, nit, probably from an unverified form ken-, to scratch
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Origin: Middle English, from Old English hnitu.
- nitˈty adjective
Origin: From Latin nitor, brightness, from nitēre, to shine.
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nit - Computer Definition
A measurement of luminance. One nit is equal to one candela per square meter (1cd/m2). Ten thousand nits are equal to one stilb. See candela.
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nit - Medical Definition