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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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DRIVING FORCE: Hitting the road are (from left) Valerie Roach and Silke Rausch of Comtec and Daniela Gabriel of Harley-Davidson
Bbc's Strictly Dance Fever is hitting the road to find new contestants for its next series.
Status Quo and Paul Young and Heather Small also help out.It's informative and entertaining from choosing the first instrument to learning which way round it goes and which bits you hit and then hitting the road ...and sometimes the drummer.''
Biker Mick Farrow is hitting the road again on the fundraising trail.