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hits

The number of times a program or item of data has been accessed or matches some condition. For example, when you download a page from the Web, the page itself and all graphic elements that it contains each count as one hit to that website. If a search yields 100 items that match the searching criteria, those 100 items could be called 100 hits. See hit rate and page view.
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I saw that flying-machine man hit the funnels of the big ironclad.
With all that water in her, the schooner'll have a real kick-back in her when she's hit," Daughtry said.
They begin by clodding him; and they laugh themselves to pieces to see him try to dodge one clod and get hit with another?
Works him up into perfect rages, your aunt Sally says; says he acts as if he would really hit the man, sometimes.
He seemed to have no strength, and he never once hit me hard, and he was always knocked down; but, he would be up again in a moment, sponging himself or drinking out of the water-bottle, with the greatest satisfaction in seconding himself according to form, and then came at me with an air and a show that made me believe he really was going to do for me at last.
I'll lay my head against that purse that I can hit it.
One hit the door post; another went against the door; the pointed shaft of another struck the wall; and as soon as they had avoided all the spears of the suitors Ulysses said to his own men, "My friends, I should say we too had better let drive into the middle of them, or they will crown all the harm they have done us by killing us outright.
Let him act like the clever archers who, designing to hit the mark which yet appears too far distant, and knowing the limits to which the strength of their bow attains, take aim much higher than the mark, not to reach by their strength or arrow to so great a height, but to be able with the aid of so high an aim to hit the mark they wish to reach.
I give a holler an' begin t' run, but b'fore I could git away another one hit me in th' arm an' whirl' me clean 'round.
Diomed then threw, and his spear sped not in vain, for it hit Phegeus on the breast near the nipple, and he fell from his chariot.
Johnson has hit on the most effectual manner of plaguing us all.
Why even Jink might hit that sort of bird," cried Sir Howard, hilariously slapping his host on the back.