FACTOID # 21: 15% of Army recruits from South Dakota are Native American, which is roughly the same percentage for female Army recruits in the state.
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NIT or Nit or nit can refer to:-

  • A common name for various types of lice eggs. See head lice, pubic lice, Pediculosis.
  • Trivial change made by a nitpick (slang)
  • Negative income tax, a proposed tax system popular amongst economists.
  • A derogatory term typical of non-American English, indicating foolishness, as in "nit-wit".
  • A unit of luminance, the nit is a non-SI name for the candela per square metre
  • The National Invitation Tournament
  • National Institutes of Technology, India
  • Northern Institute of Technology, Germany
  • The Ancient Egyptian goddess Nit -- Goddess of weaving, war, hunting and the Red Crown, creator deity, mother of Ra.
  • A mistake found in a television episode, movie, book, etc. usually concerning a fact that is stated in one location that contradicts information stated in another location.
  • A term used among poker players describing a player who is generally tight with money, and unwilling to involve himself in situations which are not clearly to his advantage.
  • A unit of information, nit (Boulton and Wallace, 1970), known in some subsequent literature as the nat.



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