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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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Since most California agencies operate on a fiscal year that begins in July, and they are not required to fully report until the end of the fiscal year, sticker shock will not actually hit the fan until 2008.
SQUEAKY clean Inter Milan have escaped being showered in the brown stuff that has hit the fan over the match rigging scandal threatening to blow the Italian top flight apart a part.
And as soon as I sat down and said hello to everybody, Alex started yelling at Cornbread from across the room and the scene had every indication that the shit was about to hit the fan.