from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The egg or young of a parasitic insect, such as a louse.
- n. A unit of illuminative brightness equal to one candle per square meter, measured perpendicular to the rays of the source.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The egg of a louse.
- n. A young louse.
- n. A fool, a nitwit.
- n. A nitpicker
- n. A candela per square meter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The egg of a louse or other small insect.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The egg of a louse or some similar insect.
- n. A small spot, speck, or protuberance.
- n. In mining. See knit, 3.
- n. A small insect; a gnat or fly: applied contemptuously to persons.
- No; not; not at all.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source
- n. egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals especially a sucking louse; often attached to a hair or item of clothing
Another nit is that in talking about Friedman's contributions to economic research, the film talks about the permanent income hypothesis but not the natural-rate hypothesis (although the latter term is used by at least one person during the film).
About the only thing I can complain about, and its a bit of a nit, is that there were several instances where Harry's life was in immediate and mortal danger.
And, while I am still in nit-picking mode, the cyclical nature of Lake Chapala's fluctuating levels, referred to several times in the text, may well be more a function of the time scales employed on the graphs (pages 28 and 354) in this volume, rather than being indicative of any genuine cyclical behavior.
The "nit" -- the egg of the louse -- might be distinguished from scurf
My one immediate nit is that you can’t use a BlueTooth headset.
A nit, that is, to Haley Barbour and the long list of Mississippi Republicans who traffic in neo-Confederate glorification with the likes of the
Nurses - known as nit nurses - periodically visited the schools to monitor cleanliness and general health.
A nit is a unit of measurement used to describe screen brightness; one nit equals one candela per square meter and the more nits, the brighter the display.
I would call that a "nit" trying to defend a "diddly" lost cause.
Governor Barbour is just a fat old white GOPer guy aka "nit" from a backward state doing what irrelevant people do to justify their narrowmindedness.