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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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With a million people living in the community forest area, hitting the trail is not just a great way to discover fabulous heritage sites, it's also a brilliant way to keep mind and body in good shape.
Written by an avid hiker and proud dog owner, Dogs on the Trail: Hiking, Camping, and Traveling With Your Dog is a no-nonsense guide to hitting the trail with a faithful canine companion.
Each recipe gives detailed instructions on what to prepare at home before hitting the trail, such as combining dry items in a resealable plastic bag.