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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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Hitters who try to pull the outside pitch will probably strike the ball near the end of the bat (miss the sweet spot).
Many hitters get to the first ball and pull up, causing a pop-up, or they will roll over the ball and induce a grounder.
Lamberg, Whitsett and Carothes are outside hitters, and Jarvis, Fitch and Wienecke are setters.
Martin first introduced the concept of the Heavy Hitter in the book, Heavy Hitter Selling: How Successful Salespeople Use Language and Intuition to Persuade Customers to Buy.
Mize once explained it to us: "too many of our hitters go up to the plate and then go duh, duh, duh, duh, with their bodies.
JetHawks reliever Reuben Kerbs has limited left-handed hitters to a .
The high strike has become a very good weapon against hitters, particularly those who don't have a lot of power.
His numbers against left-handed hitters are a lot better than against right-handed hitters, and he'll get a lot of opportunities to pitch against left-handed hitters,'' Angels general manager Bill Stoneman said.
Good hitters get there in different ways, but all of them have one thing in common--a tremendous work ethic.