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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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Pitchers who are more likely to hit batters mistakenly are also likely to make mistakes in the form of placing hittable balls in the strike zone when compared to other pitchers.
As he crossed home plate, Howard, suspecting that Kekich had been grooving hittable fastballs to him all evening, thanked catcher Thurman Munson, who replied, "You still had to hit it." The crowd cheered for three minutes as Howard, who had once vowed to never tip his cap to RFK Stadium fans, made two tearful curtain calls.
You have to develop pitches that are enticing enough to get the hitters to swing at them, but are not in a good hittable location for the batters, either.
I would choose the obvious path to riches: producing dozens of commentaries with titles like "Oral Sex and the Papal Succession: What Commonweal Won't Tell You" until I became the most hittable writer around.
Barrera is hittable, which gives Lloyd some way into the fight, but a tremendous craftsman.
"I heard he bowled a hittable ball once an over but if a bowler can stop a batsman as good as David Boon when a big total is looming that's obviously not happening.
"From about six rounds on, he became very hittable," Malignaggi said.