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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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Nike hit upon a formula for adjacency moves, refined and applied to one sport after another, from basketball to volleyball to tennis to soccer and golf.
The company hit upon the idea to develop Norika3 in 1997, when it joined the Japanese Experimental Module Project, a venture operated by the National Space Development Agency of Japan to monitor the growth of plants in a manned spacecraft.
For its sixth issue, the editors had hit upon a cover that joined their distinctive square format with an image of comparable freshness and strength of form.
Tourism officials in the Sault and Mackinaw City have hit upon an adventurous method to introduce first-time visitors to the area with a new tour package known as Trains, Planes and Ferry Boats, a five-day excursion taking in the sights and sounds of local tourist, historical and gaming attractions in the Algoma district and northern Michigan.
So with a lot of help from Dale Gibson and Kevin Darley, we hit upon this idea to keep faith with all our customers.
They hit upon the idea of displaying each individual's name on the side of their truck.
Fletch" Fletcher and Kathy Newbern have hit upon the idea of personalising romance novels so the reader can see his or her name in print.
Rock hit upon one of the founding principles of democratic society when he gave evidence before Parliament's Health Committee.
Scientists have hit upon a new way that trans fat may raise the risk of heart attacks--as if its knack for raising LDL ("bad") cholesterol weren't enough.
The beleaguered industry recently hit upon a solution that is pure Hollywood.
hit upon the idea for his winning project while watching a deaf person struggle to order food in a restaurant.
Amazingly, McGhee hit upon the idea quite by chance at the lowest point of his footballing life.