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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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Sources said the speeding vehicle hit the road barrier and overturned several times.
The car was heading north when the driver is believed to have lost control and hit the road barrier and then the road railing on the left side.
It's also a good idea to clear your browser history before you hit the road.
Hit the Road Jack is a charity set up by the parents of Jack Harries, who was born profoundly deaf in 2002.
In Beijing alone, nearly 1,000 new vehicles hit the road each day, and several Chinese metropolises (including Beijing) are among the world's most polluted cities.
The imagining of Nationale Zero got under way five years ago, but it was only in March 2003, with the impending entry into the EU of ten new countries, that a magazine commission allowed Tendance Floue to hit the road.
Only 20,000 Escape Hybrids will hit the road this year.
Everything she knows is true, and if you don't like her truth, you can hit the road.
Already, five fuel-cell-powered cars hit the road in Tokyo's Kasumigaseki district in December, the first official use of the ceo-friendly cars on public roads.
Taking his cue from undercover restaurant critics, Doemel hit the road with three hungry students to sample meals at schools serviced by the short-list finalists.
Linda decides to hit the road with the singer, but is scared off by the manager and soon resumes her journey with Max.
In an effort to highlight the benefits of ethanol, AgriTalk radio hit the road during the first AgriTalk Radio Network Ethanol Pump Tour.