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Fig. [of a meaning] being understood by someone. I didn't understand what she was getting at until it suddenly hit me. She was asking for a ride home.

hit

1. n. a success; something that meets with approval. (Often with with.) The fudge with nuts in it was a great hit at the sale.
2. n. a successful result; something that is exactly as intended. Your idea was right on target—a hit for sure.
3. n. a drink of liquor; a dose of a drug. (see also bop.) He had a hit of sauce and went out to finish his work.
4. tv. to reach something; to achieve something. I hit sixty next month, and I’m going to retire.
5. tv. to kill someone; to assassinate someone. (Underworld.) The thug set out to hit the mayor, but got nabbed first.
6. tv. to attack or rob someone or something. (Underworld.) Can you believe that they tried to hit a block party on Fourth Street?
7. n. a robbery; an assassination. (Underworld.) There was a hit at the bank on Maple Street last night.
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Force10's hitless upgrade and failover technologies further increase the power of the E-Series to bring unmatched performance predictability to networks.
PMC-Sierra is committed to driving and supporting emerging worldwide industry standard requirements for carrier class Ethernet solutions in Metro networks such as Virtual Concatenation and hitless LCAS," said Steve Perna, vice president and general manager of PMC-Sierra's Service Provider Division.
The RF Worx SignalOn Series chassis accommodates up to 20 splitter/combiner modules featuring patented hitless attenuation technology that eliminates signal disruption during maintenance practices.
DePodesta said he wouldn't bring Nakamura up to play first base, which presently is the Dodgers' biggest question mark because Hee-Seop Choi was hitless in his first eight at-bats with six strikeouts.
To increase network reliability and uptime, the Gendarmerie is relying on Riverstone's Hitless Protection System.
That pattern held Saturday as the JetHawks were hitless in nine at-bats with runners in scoring position in a 6-2 loss to High Desert in front of 1,229 at Mavericks Stadium.
These features, combined with wire-speed switching and routing and Riverstone's carrier class technology, including its Hitless Protection System, bring a new level of reliability, performance and intelligence to mission critical networks.
Drew wasn't overly concerned with the fact he was hitless in 13 at-bats this season.
Nasdaq:RSTN) today announced that mission critical networks around the world are using Riverstone's Hitless Protection System (HPS) to increase network reliability, resiliency and availability.