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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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He really hit the nail on the head when he wrote these women, because even though the situations are heightened, women can relate to them.
Peter Stockland hit the nail on the head in his article on Gzowski when he said that Gzowski had no use for any but liberal commentators (March 2002, p.