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Hit

A unit measuring a person or IP address visiting a website. In general, the more hits a website generates, the higher revenue it earns from advertising and other sources.

hit

1. To sell a security at a bid price quoted by a dealer. For example, a trader will hit a bid.
2. To lose money on a trade. For example, a dealer may take a hit on the holdings of Moore's Fried Foods' common stock.
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But I did have to hit the books and brush up on my Irish history.
So the conclusion could be, if you want to live a long, happy life: hit the books, hit the ball and grin in a way that gives you crow's feet.
I attend a Greek language course and the grammar is pretty tough so I'll need to hit the books and get some practice in with my mother-in-law while she's here.
Please stay focused on your career, hit the books, and prepare for that upcoming advancement examination
Hit the books and learn more about your church, your faith, and your life with these suggested readings:
We feel the more relevant question is, how many black boys [and girls] can we inspire to put down their basketballs and hit the books with the hope of becoming a billionaire who can afford to buy a major sports team?