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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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"Millie" is projected to hit the road next summer with a cast of 22-24.
Cain and Charity hit the road Certainly Ross, who lays into Charity as she says her goodbyes to Moses.
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We hit the road at about 9 or 10:00pm for our next destination city, Madison, WI.
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When the fifth wheel on the Patriot missile system's tractor and the M860 trailer kingpin get in bad shape, you can't hook them up to hit the road. If they get in too bad a shape, you think the truck and trailer are locked together, but they're not.
Well before the date you're planning to hit the road, let your parents know your relatives' fighting bothers you.
NEWTOWN will be happy to hit the road again as they bid to rekindle their FAW Premier Cup prospects in today's trip to Port Talbot.
Lawrence (of Arabia); Kennedy isn't simply the first political Elvis--he's also a real-life Dean Moriarty (thus enabling the humorous chapter title "Hit the Road, Jack") and Andy Warhol with better hair.