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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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Kohler has brought decades of excellence and familiarity from his experience in the industry into the development of Combo Hitter.
Newcomer Frankie Shebby, a 6-foot outside hitter from La Mirada, Calif., has been a star of fall camp and is expected to make an immediate contribution.
A common misconception has been that swinging a weighted bat in the on-deck circle will make the hitter's bat feel lighter at the plate creating more bat speed.
The Outstanding Designated Hitter Award has been presented annually since 1973.
The hitter gets the bat started by using rhythm and movement in the stance.
A hitter may be designated to bat for the starting pitcher and all subsequent pitchers in any game without otherwise affecting the status of the pitcher(s) in the game.
Based on Jones's size (6'4" and 200 lbs.) and inconsistency as a hitter, Troupe convinced him to concentrate on pitching.
In the whole 20-year period it has existed, can you think of any designated hitters who could unambiguously be classified as all stars?
But even that doesn't always work on the hard-hitting outside hitter. "Mark has been able to excel on the court even though teams keyed in on him, including being triple blocked," Elk Grove coach Dan Windholz said.
Laure was named the Rookie of the Year and 1st Best Outside Hitter.
Mantle may have the best hitting statistics of any right-handed hitter in baseball history.
According to Real GM, teams are not convinced Cruz is worth of that amount of money because he's not just a pure hitter. Jhonny Peralta, who is also coming off PED-associated suspension, is expected to draw more interest than Cruz because of his ability to produce hits efficiently.