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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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Weather won't stop us hitting the road MOTORISTS are set to ignore the wet and windy weather, with around 13 million people planning to take to the road over the upcoming school half-term holiday week.
Chivas USA (0-4-1, 1 point) update: With road games at Colorado and Real Salt Lake to follow, Chivas USA would love to pick up its first win of the season before hitting the road, and couldn't ask for a better opportunity than facing MLS' other expansion club.
A serf-released CD materialized in 2002, with Ryan hitting the road every chance he had to make his voice known to cabaret audiences.
TRANSLATION specialists Comtec are hitting the road to European business success in the pillion seat of Harley-Davidson.