hit-n; 7 Senses

Sense Number 1: a play in baseball in which the player gets on base

Commentary: HIT[+event][+play][+game][+baseball][+getting_on_base]

At the end of the 4th inning our team had 3 hits, 2 runs and no errors.
Smith smashes the ball into left center field for a base hit.

PropBank: hit.04
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a striking contact, or collision, between objects

Commentary: HIT[+event][+collision][+between_objects]

The moon's surface is pocked with thousands of hits from meteors in outer space.
The boxer took another hit on the chin from his opponent.
He drove the ball over the fence with a hit of his tennis racket.
The missile made a direct hit on its target.

PropBank: hit.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 4

Sense Number 3: a venture which is a huge success

Commentary: HIT[+state][+success][+major][+of_venture]

The musical is the current hit on Broadway.
It's an album of the singer's greatest hits.
John was a hit with the children when he performed magic tricks for them. (Note: although it seems 'John' is the hit, it's really shorthand for his performance)
The venture capitalist said he has one hit, two maybes and one failure in his current portfolio of companies.

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: a dose of substance, often a narcotic

Commentary: HIT[+quantity][+dose][+of_substance][+narcotic]

She took another hit off a joint of marijuana.
He bought three hits of crack from a street vendor.
I took a hit from John's water bottle. (extension to ordinary substances)

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 5: murder contracted by the underworld

Commentary: HIT[+event][+murder][+contracted][+by_underworld]

They've ordered a hit on the witness who testified against the mob leader.
The police said the murder had all the indications of a professional hit.

PropBank: hit.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6

Sense Number 6: retrieved data that match search criteria in a computerized search

Commentary: HIT[+entity][+symbolic][+data][+retrieved][+matching][+criteria][+search]

My query 'hawaii hotels' returned hundreds of hits.
The number of accurate hits returned by a search engine is a measure of its precision.
There were no hits in the corporate database for an employee named 'John Doe'.

PropBank: NM
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2d

Sense Number 7: a visit to a website

Commentary: HIT[+event][+visit][+electronic][+to_website]

The ad claims its methods can increase hits to your website.
The log shows an increase in hits to my website on the weekends.
The enormous frequency of hits from one IP address to the corporate website suggests a denial of service attack.

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 7