nit nit  /ˈnɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source
  2. (n) egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals especially a sucking louse; often attached to a hair or item of clothing

Usage(s):

  1. When your child brings lice home from school, act quickly--and don't forget to nitpick.
  2. But given what we now know about Saddam Hussein's regime, only the most nit picking of lawyers--admittedly, a large category--would still condemn the action.
  3. When your child brings lice home from school, act quicklyand don't forget to nitpick.

News

  1. Quinnipiac's Move To MAAC Provides Positive Challenge For Moore

    Quinnipiac men's basketball coach Tom Moore finds himself considering the past, present and future almost simultaneously, and he's juggling some conflicting feelings. He's proud of his program's accomplishments, disappointed in the absence of one achievement, optimistic in preparation for new opportunities.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Report: ECU to play in NIT Season Tip-Off

    According a report in the Virginia Pilot on Friday, East Carolina's men's basketball team will play at Duke in the NIT Season Tip-Off in November.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

  3. Colorado beauty

    Colorado's communities are amazing. Many have pulled out all the stops, and in one case, add a few, to accommodate the rolling community that is Ride the Rockies.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Estes Park Trail Gazette

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