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Nit

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Noun

1. nit

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

2. nit

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

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Nit

see synonyms of nit
noun
1. 
the egg of a louse, especially when adhering to human hair
2. 
the larva of a louse or similar insect
noun
a unit of luminance equal to 1 candela per square metre
noun
informal, mainly British short for nitwit
noun
a unit of information equal to 1.44 bits
. Also called: nepit
noun
keep nit

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Nit

see synonyms of nit
noun
1. 
the egg of a louse or similar insect
2. 
a young louse, etc.
noun
Chiefly British
nitwit

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Nit

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n.
The egg of certain parasitic insects, especially a head louse.
n.
A unit of luminance equal to one candela per square meter, measured perpendicular to the rays of the source.
abbr.
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