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hit

 
1. in library science, a retrieved document relevant to a search question that has been posed.
2. slang term for a single dose of a drug, used in reference to drug abuse.
(1) Hit
Drug slang noun A small dose of any illicit psychotropic drug
Genetics noun See Lethal hit
Informatics noun A ‘visit’ to a particular website, the frequency of which reflects the popularity of a particular service or website; a single request from a web browser for a single item from a web server
Vox populi verb To strike a person
(2) HIT
Abbreviation for
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
Hirudin in Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
Hirudin for the Improvement of Thrombolysis
High-density-lipoprotein cholesterol Intervention Trial of the Department of Veterans Affairs

HIT

Cardiovascular disease Either of 2 clinical trials:
1. HDL-cholesterol Intervention Trial–which evaluated the effect of gemfibrozil therapy on M&M in Pts with CAD; those with ↓ HDL-C often had ↑ TGs; conclusion Gemfibrozil ↓ mortality by 22%.
2. Hirudin for Improvement of Thrombolysis Medtalk Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.

hit

Substance abuse A small dose of any illicit psychotropic drug

HIT

Abbreviation for Holtzman Inkblot Test.

Patient discussion about hit

Q. What are the reasons for my weight which hit a plateau? My weight loss remains at a stable level of achievement (plateau). What are the reasons for my weight which hit a plateau?

A. weight plateau can be a hard stage to pass...it's very hard to come to the fact that even when you try hard it doesn't do anything. so here are some tips of how to move on and go through that stage-
http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/10-ways-to-move-beyond-a-weight-loss-plateau

i tried 2 of those tips and they work.

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Madness and mayhem as ideological sparring partners Edward Norton and Brad Pitt hit below the belt in David Fincher's brilliant satire of soulless consumerism at the end of the 20th century.
Even England boss Glenn Hoddle got in on the "have a dig at Cole campaign" when he hit below the belt with cutting remarks that he needs seven chances to score one.
Patrick then hit below the belt saying: "From where I was I could see your belly and that was from right at the back of the room." In reply, James said: "Sorry, I'm waiting for the punchline.
"We didn't expect to get hit below the belt, especially from referees."
MIKE'S still on the ropes after being hit below the belt with the news that he's Danny's real father.
Brit's long-term nemesis hit below the belt by slagging off her rival's engagement ring, saying it's more minging than blinging and looks like something off a shopping channel.