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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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THREE winners hit the jackpot to win pounds 935, 110 each last night.
In October last year they hit the jackpot. "I've never been to Ethiopia and I didn't take plants from there," Mazzafera says.
Guadalupe Lopez was playing the popular Wheel of Fortune machines at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa when she hit the jackpot, a casino spokesman said.
They weren't earning extraordinary incomes nor did they hit the jackpot with some fabulous investment.
"I knew I'd hit the jackpot, but had no idea how much that was until I clicked on the screen.
Just check your number against the Sunday People one-armed bandit above right and you could "hit the jackpot" in an instant.
"They've hit the jackpot with this new find," asserts F.
Meanwhile, 100 bettors nearly hit the jackpot when they got five correct numbers of the winning combination, earning them P169,930 each, according to draw results released by PCSO.
The number of instant millionaires has since risen as several other bettors hit the jackpot after May 15.
TWO Lotto players hit the jackpot at the weekend and will split the [euro]2million top prize.
ONCE again Knowsley council has hit the jackpot, putting our council tax up a whooping 5% and 5% last year.
A JAPANESE owner who runs a company that makes vending machines for arcades is looking to hit the jackpot in this year's Derby with nine horses among the entries, writes Rodney Masters.