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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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Nishimura said she had invested about $100 in the machine before she hit the jackpot.
A COCKTAIL waitress and the tax man were the big winners when she hit the jackpot on a slot machine at the Desert Inn, Las Vegas.
A LUCKY punter hit the jackpot last night and scooped EUR16.
00 into the game and was thinking to himself, "I hope I hit the jackpot," when suddenly, shocked and popular, the Tempe Chef was presented with winnings of almost $140,000.
26, 50 years to the day of their wedding, Stephanie hit the jackpot with red, white and blue 7s and won 10,000 nickels, amounting to $500.
AN Edinburgh punter hit the jackpot on Tuesday when he collected more than pounds 74,700 from William Hill for a pounds 3.
25 Red White Blue machine before she hit the jackpot to win her hot new ride.
25 richer on February 1, 2003 when she hit the jackpot on a MegaBucks progressive slot machine at Casino Windsor.
The National Lottery watchdog is set to scupper plans for Loyalty cards offering free chances to hit the jackpot.
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A GROUP of Dail ushers hit the jackpot over Easter.
Bob and Mollie Breshears of Yakima, Washington, hit the jackpot while playing a $20.