ⓘ Niad

                                     

ⓘ Niad

  • Niad is a family name originating in the United States.
  • NIAD was the acronym for the National Institution for Academic Degrees in Japan. It was expanded to the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation in 1994.
  • Niad is an alternative spelling for Naiad, which is disambiguated below.
  • NIAD, for rock climbers, refers to completing the Nose route on El Capitan "in a day".

The Naiads are water-centered nymphs in Greek mythology.

Naiad may also refer to:

  • Naiad moon, a moon of Neptune.
  • An aquatic plant of the genus Najas
  • USS Naiad 1863
  • HMS Naiad, one of several ships
  • Naiad biology, an aquatic nymph of certain insects
  • Naiad comics, the water elemental of the DC Universe