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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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Fierro is a regular in the online bidding wars, having sold computer parts and other miscellaneous items before hitting upon the unusual item that might put him in the record books.
But ``Young Americans'' (based on this cast, ``Young Aryans'' would be a more honest title) blunders on, scene after scene, without hitting upon a credible emotional moment.