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Nit is sometimes a misspelling of knit or night.

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Definition of the noun nit

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noun - plural: nits

  1. a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • more generic term: luminance unit = a measure of luminance
  2. egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals especially a sucking louse; often attached to a hair or item of clothing
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic word: egg = animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes

Alternative definition of the noun nit

noun

  1. The egg of a louse.
  2. A young louse.
  3. [slang] A fool, a nitwit.
  4. A candela per square meter.

Place

Nit a.k.a. Souche Airport is an Airport in France.

Miscellanea

  1. NIT a.k.a. The National Invitation Tournament is a men's college basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. There are two NIT events each season. The first, played in November and known as the NIT Season Tip-Off, was founded in 1985. The second, the original NIT, is a post-season tournament played in March and April that is now called the NIT — it was founded in 1938. In both cases, the final rounds of the tournament are played at Madison Square Garden in New York City. In both common and official use, "NIT" or "National Invitation Tournament" refers to the post-season tournament unless otherwise qualified. Both the pre- and post-season tournaments were operated by the Metropolitan Intercollegiate Basketball Association up until 2005, when they were purchased by the NCAA.
  2. Nit a.k.a. Kolami, Southeastern Language: Naiki is a tribal Central Dravidian language used in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra states of India.
    • also known as Naiki language
  3. nit is a gene.

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Google previewFuzzy Implications (2008)

by Michał Baczyński, Balasubramaniam Jayaram

with some fuzzy negation N, then N = NIT. (ii) If IT satisfies (L-CP) with some fuzzy negation N, then N = NIT is a strong negation. (iii) If IT satisfies (CP) with some fuzzy negation N, then N = NIT is a strong negation. Proof.

Google previewEquality and Liberty (2016)

Analyzing Rawls and Nozick by J. Angelo Corlett

NIT is a radically egalitarian principle which states that natural differences among persons require some form of correction as a...

Google previewFoundations of Modern Probability (2006)

by Olav Kallenberg

Hence, even MTN – [M, NIT is a local martingale, and so [MT, N = |M7, NT = |M, NIT a.s. Furthermore, MN – (M – Mo)(N – No) = MONo + Mo(N – No) + No(M – Mo ) is a local martingale, and so |M – Mo, N – No| = |M. N. a.s. whenever either side ...

Google previewSlang and Its Analogues Past and Present (1890)

A Dictionary, Historical and Comparative of the Heterodox Speech of All Classes of Society for More Than Three Hundred Years by John Stephen Farmer

A nit is the smallest coin in Jamaica, equal to 6d. 1748. T. Dyche, Dictionary (5 ed .).

The nit is a mythical quantity. It is neither twelve and a half cents, nor...

And yet, the nit is the standard of minimum monetary value. Bitch, subs. (low). — 1.

Google previewJohn Rawls: Principles of justice I (2003)

by Chandran Kukathas

NIT is a radically egalitarian principle which states that natural differences among persons require some form of correction as a...

Google previewThe Basal Ganglia II (2013)

Structure and Function—Current Concepts by Malcolm B. Carpenter, A. Jayaraman

Nit is the number of possible items of information. rq is the index of redundancy. Sc is the average surface of a cladonal ...

Google previewDebates of the House of Commons (1763)

From the Year 1667 to the Year 1694 by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

NIt is a hard ...

Google previewSocial Spending, Human Capital, and Growth in Developing Countries (2004)

Implications for Achieving the Mdgs by Mr. Emanuele Baldacci, Qiang Cui, Mr. Benedict J. Clements, Mr. Sanjeev Gupta

nit is the rate of growth of the total population. 0 Qm,-, consists of control variables. Trade openness (open), changes in terms of trade (dtot), fiscal balance (Balance), and inflation (19) were included, as they have been frequently identified as ...

Google previewPublic-Key Cryptography -- PKC 2015 (2015)

18th IACR International Conference on Practice and Theory in Public-Key Cryptography, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, March 30 -- April 1, 2015, Proceedings by Jonathan Katz

A first nit is that this considers only encryption of a 1-bit message but for applications one has to encrypt many bits, and it is not stated how security is defined in this case. More importantly, however, SS3 has limitations with regard to ...

Google previewNebt-het: Lady of the House

by Tamara L. Siuda

Nit is a protectress of sleep, the “little death” (88). In some depictions of childbirth or the Wesir bed ...

Google previewThe Power of Prayer (2011)

Writings on Prayer by Dale Salwak

The reaso nit is the most important part of our experience and our activities is because it is the process by which we create our lives. It should be understood by anyone examining the subject of prayer that everything we think, see, and do is a ...

Google previewGlobal Real Estate Investment Trusts (2012)

People, Process and Management by David Parker

NIt is the income received during period t CVt−1 is the capital value at the start of period t (being the end of period t−1) While income return is a static measure at a point in time, it is informative of future expectations of income growth and risk.

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Nit. ac. 200 given persistently put an end to the attacks, gradually. The first few times after commencing Nit. ac. there were spasms but no dislocation.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing (2011)

by Linda E. Swayne

For many years, the NIT was often able to attract some of the nation's better teams, because of the prestige of playing games in Madison Square Garden. As the NCAA Tournament expanded its field and attracted greater media coverage in the ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

NIT. tiie rapid action of the sulphur on the nitre. By the application of the heat, the sulphur and potash form a sulphurct, which is combustible at a lower heat probably than even sulphur. Sulphurated hjdrogen gas, azotic gas, and perhaps also ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... Mainly Abridged from the Latest Edition of the Quarto Dictionary of Noah Webster (1872)

by Noah Webster

KNTGHT (nit), n [A.-S. mi/it, cneoht.] 1. A military attendant. 2. One admitted, in feudal times, to a certain military rank. 3. One on whom knighthood is conferred, entitling him to be addressed as Sir. 4.

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Scrabble value of N1I1T1

The value of this 3-letter word is 3 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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