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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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In today's Army where each and every employee and Soldier is a player contributor, it is important that when 598th personnel deploy, they hit the ground running because they know how to conduct port operations regardless of the location," said Gonzalez.
Industry scholarships and internships, and a state-of-the-art manufacturing laboratory have produced graduates of the two-year Associate Degree program that have hit the ground running in the pulp, paper and chemical industries.
He installs solar panels and infrastructure for homes, lodges, parks and cottages, and his business hit the ground running when he invented Sun-Link solar tracker.
Since Survivor actually wrapped last April, Hatch has had months to gear up, telling The Advocate, "I set myself up to at least hit the ground running.
The five known examples of fossilized dinosaur embryos all have visibly ossified pelvises, suggesting that they would have hit the ground running.