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hit

Computing a single visit to a website

hit

[hit]
(computer science)
The obtaining of a correct answer in a mechanical information-retrieval system.
(electricity)
A momentary electrical disturbance on a transmission line.
(ordnance)
A blow or impact on a target by a bullet, bomb, or other projectile.
An instance of striking something with a bomb or the like.

hit

(architecture)

hit

(World-Wide Web)
A request to a web server from a web browser or other client (e.g. a robot).

The number of hits on a server may be important for determining advertising revenue.

In the course of loading a single web page, a browser may hit a web server many times e.g. to retrieve the page itself and each image on the page. In contrast, caching by browsers and web proxies reduces the number of hits on the server because some requests are satisfied from the cache.

hit

(jargon)
To press and release a key on the keyboard. Some prefer the less aggressive "tap".

hit

(1) A successful match. See hits and hit rate. See also Mechanical Turk.

(2) (HIT) (Health Information Technology) An umbrella term for information processing and services in the healthcare field. See EHR and CPOE.
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The five known examples of fossilized dinosaur embryos all have visibly ossified pelvises, suggesting that they would have hit the ground running.
It's time for change," said Milo Sindell, co-founder of Hit The Ground Running.
STEPHEN O'Neill's goal glut in March was enough to see him named the BT Sport Championship Player of the Month for March The Ards striker, pictured receiving his award, has scored seven goals in his last seven games and has hit the ground running since his January move from struggling Loughgall.
By utilizing retired officers, it would give us additional personnel to come in, hit the ground running and provide the necessary assistance, which is critical,'' he said.
Both men will have to hit the ground running in order to meet the deadlines set by officials.
The latter deal hit the ground running, while the other just hit the ground.