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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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And when all that stuff hit the fan in 2000, the hero's 29-year romance with Indiana was over.
The alternative weekly San Diego Reader said 25,000 copies of "Night & Day" hit the street before the stuff hit the fan, halting the presses.
But when the people around the girls found out Brandon's secret, "that's when the shit hit the fan," says Olafsdottir.