Translation of nit in Spanish:

nit

liendre, n.

Pronunciation: /nɪt//nɪt/

noun

  • 1

    Zoology
    liendre feminine
    • There were three blankets to cover us, all covered with fleas, nits and insects.
    • Patients were considered cured if they experienced no increased scratching and itching, and there were no visible lice or nits after a wet combing test.
    • Presumably mineral oil is acting like petroleum jelly to smother the live lice and loosen nits.
    • Infested people usually have no more than 10 to 12 live head lice at a time but can harbor hundreds of eggs and nits.
    • Vacuuming is recommended to pick up fallen hairs with nits attached from upholstered furniture, carpets and beds.
    • Enzymatic shampoos that claim to dissolve the glue that attaches nits to hair are also available.
    • Vinegar or vinegar-based products that are applied to the hair for three minutes before combing help loosen the nits attached to the hair shaft.
    • There are products to loosen the ‘cement’ attaching nits to hair shafts.
    • In the first trial, parents were instructed to remove nits (lice eggs) with a nit-removal comb during step two, and in the second trial parents skipped this step.
    • I've been pulling nits from her hair 2-3 times a day.
    • The use of chemical preparations to kill the nits and lice is controversial.
    • Parents generally discover head lice by seeing the nits in a child's hair, or when children complain of itching.
    • The white lice nits were found on 76% of birds and are easily seen.
    • You can tell if your child has lice by checking his hair for nits.
    • If you do not want to use these products, you have to pick the lice and nits out of the hair by hand or use a special comb to remove them.
    • Apply once a day for athlete's foot; for nits, comb through hair and leave overnight, then reapply in 10 days.
    • Combing with a special nit comb can be a very effective, if time-consuming, way to combat nits and head lice - when used in conjunction with a natural or pharmaceutical remedy.
    • For an effective treatment for nits and hair lice, soak at least 20 seeds for an hour in warm water.
    • Every month the lice are still there, with their sticky white nits glued to Joelle's hair like rice burned to the side of a saucepan.
    • Lice lay nits on hair shafts close to the skin's surface, where the temperature is perfect for keeping warm until they hatch.
  • 2Britishinformal

    (idiot)
    (masculine and feminine) idiota
    bobo masculine informal
    boba feminine informal
    zonzo masculine Latin America informal
    zonza feminine Latin America informal