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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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YET another Terry-ific entry for last week's Crazy Caption competition - and unlike a certain England international in Moscow they hit the spot.
A thick and flavorful vegetable soup hit the spot one time.
From trampolining to sharp- shooting, a charity fun day at Ormesby Hall really hit the spot.
LAST week's assertion that Stilian Petrov needed to get his finger out and stop trying to sulk his way to a move hit the spot with a few e-mailers.
Enjoying life to the full must include little pleasures such as great tasting treats: Cadbury Highlights biscuits hit the spot.
But whether new or vintage, these favorite designs are sure to hit the spot.
If you're short on time, energy, or cash, a plate of steaming hot pasta can hit the spot.