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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  -ite  \-ite\  [From  Gr  ?,  ?.] 
  1.  A  suffix  denoting  one  of  a  party,  a  sympathizer  with  or 
  adherent  of  and  the  like  and  frequently  used  in 
  ridicule;  as  a  Millerite;  a  Benthamite. 
 
  2.  A  suffix  used  in  naming  minerals;  as  chlorite,  from  its 
  characteristic  green  color;  barite,  from  its  heaviness; 
  graphite,  from  its  use  in  writing. 
 
  3.  (Chem.)  A  suffix  used  to  denote  the  salts  formed  from 
  those  acids  whose  names  end  in  -ous;  as  sulphite,  from 
  sulphurous;  nitrite,  from  nitrous  acid,  etc 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ITE 
  InformationsTechnische  Einrichtungen 
 
 




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