Nil vs Knee - What's the difference?
As an initialism nil
is (nanotechnology) (nanoimprint lithography
As a noun knee is
in humans, the joint or the region of the joint in the middle part of the leg between the thigh and the shank.
As a verb knee is
(archaic) to kneel to.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* 1946 , (Bertrand Russell), History of Western Philosophy , I.19:
- As to Aristotle's influence on him, we are left free to conjecture whatever seems to us most plausible. For my part, I should suppose it nil .
No, not any.
* 1982 , Gavin Lyall, Conduct of Major Maxim , Hodder & Stoughton Ltd:
- But after two or three hours and nil results, you have to accept that the trail is cold and you can't justify that level of manpower.
* nil desperandum
In humans, the joint or the region of the joint in the middle part of the leg between the thigh and the shank.
In the horse and allied animals, the carpal joint, corresponding to the wrist in humans.
The part of a garment that covers the knee.
(shipbuilding) A piece of timber or metal formed with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent.
* 1980 , Richard W. Unger, The Ship in the Medieval Economy 600-1600 , page 41
- Penny was wearing a miniskirt, so she skinned her exposed knees when she fell.
(archaic) An act of kneeling, especially to show respect or courtesy.
* circa'' 1605 , (William Shakepeare), ''(Timon of Athens) , Act III, scene iii,
- Deck beams were supported by hanging knees , triangular pieces of wood typically found underneath the timbers they are designed to support, but in this case found above them.
- Give them title, knee , and approbation.
Any knee-shaped item or sharp angle in a line, "the knee of a graph", an inflection point.
A blow made with the knee; a kneeing.
- To make a knee .
* down on one's knees
(archaic) To kneel to.
* 1605': I could as well be brought / To '''knee his throne and, squire-like, pension beg / To keep base life afoot. — William Shakespeare, ''King Lear II.ii
To poke or strike with the knee.