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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.
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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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The end came suddenly in the fourth round after Mirovic had slumped to his knees after being hit below the belt and made the most of the incident.
In his new book, Hit Below the Belt (Celestial Arts; $14.95), Berberich recounts--with remarkable candor and courage--the white-knuckle experience of being diagnosed with cancer, the difficulty of choosing and undergoing treatment, and the challenge of learning to rive with the cancer that strikes 200,000 American men each year.
"If you hit below the belt in boxing, you are disqualified.
"I've had opponents try to gouge my eyes out, hit with their elbows, hit you on the back of the head, hit below the belt.....
Yet while complaining that the Times had hit below the belt by suggesting vulgar political motives in war, Bush officials also said something that escaped further notice: They protested that the Times account revealed national security information.