hit, past participle; hitting, present participle; hit, past tense; hits, 3rd person singular present;
Bring one's hand or a tool or weapon into contact with (someone or something) quickly and forcefully
the woman hit the mugger with her umbrella
use your words, but do not hit
the police hit out with billy clubs
Accidentally strike (part of one's body) against something, often causing injury
she fainted and hit her head on the metal bedstead
(of a moving object or body) Come into contact with (someone or something stationary) quickly and forcefully
a car hit the barrier
Touch or press (part of a machine or other device) in order to work it
he picked up the phone and hit several buttons
Cause harm or distress to
the area has been badly hit by business closures
Make a strongly worded criticism or attack
he hit out at suppliers for hyping their products
(of a disaster) Occur in and cause damage to (an area) suddenly
the country was hit by a major earthquake
Attack and rob or kill
if they're cops, maybe it's not a good idea to have them hit
Be affected by (an unfortunate and unexpected circumstance or event)
the opening of the town center hit a snag
(of a missile or a person aiming one) Strike (a target)
the sniper fired and hit a third man
Reach (a particular level, point, or figure)
his career hit rock bottom
Arrive at (a place)
it was still night when we hit the outskirts of Chicago
Go to (a place)
we hit a diner for coffee and doughnuts
Be suddenly and vividly realized by
it hit her that I wanted to settle down here
(of a piece of music, film, or play) Be successful
actors are promised a pay increase if a show hits
we sat waiting for the caffeine to hit
Give (someone) a dose of a drug or an alcoholic drink
(of a product) Become available and make an impact on
the latest board game to hit the market
Used to express the idea that someone is taking up a pursuit or taking it seriously
more and more teenagers are hitting the books
Ask someone for
she was waiting for the right moment to hit her mother for some cash
Propel (a ball) with a bat, racket, stick, etc., to score or attempt to score runs or points in a game
Score (runs or points) in this way
he had hit 25 home runs
(of a batter) Make a base hit
An instance of striking or being struck
few structures can withstand a hit from a speeding car
A verbal attack
he could not resist a hit at his friend's religiosity
A murder, typically one planned and carried out by a criminal organization
An instance of striking the target aimed at
one of the bombers had scored a direct hit
A successful venture, esp. in entertainment
he was the director of many big hits
a hit comedy
A successful pop record or song
A successful and popular person or thing
handsome, smiling, and smart, he was an immediate hit
An instance of identifying an item of data that matches the requirements of a search
An instance of a particular website being accessed by a user
the site gets an average 350,000 hits per day
A dose of a psychoactive drug
(baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball); "he came all the way around on Williams' hit"
cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"
a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"
HiT Entertainment is a British-American entertainment distribution company established in 1989, and originally the international distribution arm of Jim Henson Productions called Henson International Television. ...
Hit! is a 1973 action film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pryor. It is about a federal agent trying to destroy a drug zone after his daughter dies from a heroin overdose.
Hīt or Heet (هيت) is a city in al-Anbar province, Iraq. Hīt lies northwest of Ramadi, the provincial capital, in the Sunni Triangle.
Hit is a 2003 compilation album of songs by British musician Peter Gabriel. It reached #29 in the UK album charts and #100 in the US. Disc one is labelled "Hit" and disc two "Miss", reflecting the first disc's containing several of Gabriel's biggest-selling singles.
In baseball statistics, a hit (denoted by H), also called a base hit, is credited to a batter when the batter safely reaches first base after hitting the ball into fair territory, without the benefit of an error or a fielder's choice.
Hīt is a district in Al Anbar Governorate, Iraq. It is centred around the city of Hīt, this district It has between 400,000 and 500,000 inhabitants.
A blow; a punch; A success, especially in the entertainment industry; An attack on a location, person or people; (Internet) The result(s) of a search of a computer system or, for example, the entire Internet using a search engine; A measured visit to a web site, a request for a single file ...
(Hits) This generally means ALL requests from a webserver including requests by a web browser for html pages, jpeg's, gif's and other images. Hits is a phrase often thrown around but is generally not very meaningful in quantitfying search engine traffic.
(Hits) When a reporter goes live from a location, they usually have anywhere from two to four “hits”—these are two- to four-minute segments. ...
(Hits) The number of times a particular web page is viewed. The number of hits is independent of whether or not it is the same user visiting the same page more than once. Sometimes also referred to as visits.
(Hits) The number of times a web object (page or picture) has been viewed or downloaded. (See also Page Hits).
(Hits) Number of downloads of every element of a web page, rather than the page as a whole. A page of 20 images, text boxes, logos and menus will count as 20 hits, so hits are therefore not regarded as a reliable measurement of web traffic.
(Hits) The individual requests a server answers to download a Web page. There’s been debate as to the validity of ‘the number of hits’ pages or sites are said to receive. ...
(Hits) A term used to describe a match of a search term.
(Hits) represent the total number of requests made to the server during the given time period (month, day, hour etc..).
(Hits) A request for a file on a webserver. Most often these can be graphic files and documents.
(Hits) Refers to the number of files that are downloaded from a Web server. Keeping track of hits is a way of measuring traffic to a website. Because a typical website contains hundreds or even thousands of files, the number of hits a site receives is much greater than the number of actual visitors.
(Hits) This is the retrieval of any data from a web page. If you were to call up a web page with 10 graphics on it, this would actually register as 11 hits. This counts as 11 because one hit is counted for the actual page and 10 hits for each graphic that appears on the page. ...
(3 Hits) Takes 3 direct hits to bring down the duck.