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Hit

pron.1.It.
3d pers. s1.3d pers. sing. pres. of Hide, contracted from hideth.
v. t.1.To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to reach or touch (an object aimed at).
[imp. & p. p. Hit; p. pr. & vb. n. Hitting.]
I think you have hit the mark.
- Shak.
2.To reach or attain exactly; to meet according to the occasion; to perform successfully; to attain to; to accord with; to be conformable to; to suit.
There you hit him; . . . that argument never fails with him.
- Dryden.
He scarcely hit my humor.
- Tennyson.
3.To guess; to light upon or discover.
4.(Backgammon) To take up, or replace by a piece belonging to the opposing player; - said of a single unprotected piece on a point.
To hit off
to describe with quick characteristic strokes; as, to hit off a speaker.
To hit out
to perform by good luck.
- Sir W. Temple.
v. i.1.To meet or come in contact; to strike; to clash; - followed by against or on.
2.To meet or reach what was aimed at or desired; to succeed, - often with implied chance, or luck.
To hit on
to light upon; to come to by chance; to discover unexpectedly; as, he hit on the solution after days of trying.
- Addison.
n.1.A striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything.
2.A stroke of success in an enterprise, as by a fortunate chance; as, he made a hit;
3.A peculiarly apt expression or turn of thought; a phrase which hits the mark; as, a happy hit.
4.A game won at backgammon after the adversary has removed some of his men. It counts less than a gammon.
5.(Baseball) A striking of the ball; as, a safe hit; a foul hit; - sometimes used specifically for a base hit.
6.An act of murder performed for hire, esp. by a professional assassin.
Base hit
(Baseball) See under Base, Safe, etc.
Noun1.hit - (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball); "he came all the way around on Williams' hit"
2.hit - the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
Synonyms: hitting, striking
3.hit - 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"
Synonyms: smasher, bang, smash, strike
4.hit - (physics) an brief event in which two or more bodies come together; "the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction"
Synonyms: collision
5.hit - a dose of a narcotic drug
6.hit - a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate; "it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit"
7.hit - a connection made via the internet to another website; "WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide"
Verb1.hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
2.hit - hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"
Antonyms:
miss - fail to reach; "The arrow missed the target"
3.hit - affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely; "We were hit by really bad weather"; "He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager"; "The earthquake struck at midnight"
Synonyms: strike
4.hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"
5.hit - reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
6.hit - reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
Synonyms: attain, reach
7.hit - hit with a missile from a weapon
Synonyms: shoot, pip
8.hit - cause to experience suddenly; "Panic struck me"; "An interesting idea hit her"; "A thought came to me"; "The thought struck terror in our minds"; "They were struck with fear"
Synonyms: come to, strike
9.hit - make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target; "The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939"; "We must strike the enemy's oil fields"; "in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2"
Synonyms: strike
10.hit - hit the intended target or goal
11.hit - produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically; "The pianist strikes a middle C"; "strike `z' on the keyboard"; "her comments struck a sour note"
Synonyms: strike
12.hit - encounter by chance; "I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant"
Synonyms: stumble
13.hit - gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
Synonyms: rack up, score, tally
14.hit - consume to excess; "hit the bottle"
15.hit - kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
16.hit - drive something violently into a location; "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling"
Synonyms: strike
17.hit - pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to; "He tries to hit on women in bars"
1.(architecture)hit - cache hit.
2.(World-Wide Web)hit - 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.
3.(jargon)hit - To press and release a key on the keyboard. Some prefer the less aggressive "tap".
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