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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.
References in classic literature ?
So, also, did huge Hades, when this same man, the son of aegis-bearing Jove, hit him with an arrow even at the gates of hell, and hurt him badly.
As he spoke he hurled his spear and hit one of those who were in the front rank, the comrade of Aeneas, Deicoon son of Pergasus, whom the Trojans held in no less honour than the sons of Priam, for he was ever quick to place himself among the foremost.
Menelaus struck him on the collar-bone as he was standing on his chariot, while Antilochus hit his charioteer and squire Mydon, the son of Atymnius, who was turning his horses in flight.
I hope, Father Jove, that you will not be angry if I hit Mars hard, and chase him out of the battle."
He now fights cautiously, getting away from and parrying the Slogger's lunging hits, instead of trying to counter, and leading his enemy a dance all round the ring after him.
Tom goes in in a twinkling, and hits two heavy body blows, and gets away again before the Slogger can catch his wind, which when he does he rushes with blind fury at Tom, and being skilfully parried and avoided, overreaches himself and falls on his face, amidst terrific cheers from the School-house boys.
* Safran (OTC: SAFRF) shares were up 6.65% on Thursday to hit a new 52-week high of $153.95 for a change of up 6.65%.
19, the audition will hit two Korean cities - Busan and Gwangju - as well as Japan's Osaka and Sapporo and Taiwan's Taipei before moving to Seoul, Tokyo and Kaohsiung on Oct.
Also contributing to Wednesday's win for Barrington were Rayth Petersen (3 hits, 2 RBI), Clark Elliott (2 hits, 2B), A.J.
The chairman also briefed about future targets of HIT related to manufacturing of tanks, rebuilding of Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) and defence production at par with international standards.
For the comprehensive set of data, please go to www.healthcare-informatics.com/hci100/healthcare-informatics-100 1 '16 Optum 1 '15 HIT Revenue: $6,196,000,000 (15) $5,227,000,000 (14) 2 '16 Cerner Corp.
Louisiana-Lafayette's Lexie Elkins hit a solo home run in the top of the first to give the Ragin' Cajuns a 1-0 lead, but Nikki Udria homered in the bottom of the inning to tie the score at 1-1, but Hayden hit her double.