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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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I have a great devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patroness of Mexico and the Americas, and had just looked up at the two million dollars and said a little prayer to her when I hit the jackpot.
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The 28-year-old hit the jackpot at the Gala club in Widnes earlier this month.
Three of the group left their jobs when they hit the jackpot.
Trading standards officers say numerous people in the Vale of Glamorgan have received e-mails telling them they have hit the jackpot and have to contact an agent to claim their prize.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger hit the jackpot Thursday, announcing five new casino compacts with California Indian tribes that are worth $200 million annually - deals that are among the most favorable to any state government in the country.
You need 20 correct in succession to hit the jackpot but five right guarantees you a minimum of pounds 10.
The two winners hit the jackpot in the draw held on Saturday, March 9.
Lucky Pam, 62, hit the jackpot after more than 35 years playing her favourite game.
Rogers expects the Reno, Nevada-based slot machine manufacturer to continue to hit the jackpot.
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