Definition of Hitting

1. Noun. The act of contacting one thing with another. "After three misses she finally got a hit"

Exact synonyms: Hit, Striking
Generic synonyms: Touch, Touching
Specialized synonyms: Contusion, Crash, Smash, Bunt, Fly, Fly Ball, Ground Ball, Groundball, Grounder, Hopper, Header, Scorcher, Screamer, Plunk, Plunker
Derivative terms: Hit, Hit, Hit, Hit, Hit, Hit, Strike

Definition of Hitting

1. Noun. A series of hits or blows directed at a person or object. ¹

2. Noun. The skill of hitting. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of hit) ¹

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Definition of Hitting

1. hit [v] - See also: hit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hitting

hits out
hits up
hits upon
hitter's count
hitting (current term)
hitting out
hitting the bottle
hitting the pavement
hitting up
hitting upon
hive away
hive mind
hive of activity

Literary usage of Hitting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Theory of Errors and Method of Least Squares by William Woolsey Johnson (1892)
"J—QO The Probability of hitting a Rectangle. 57. The probability of hitting the rectangle included between the horizontal ..."

2. The Theory of Errors and Method of Least Squares by William Woolsey Johnson (1892)
"Jffl 7T ' we shall have a surface of probability analogous to the curve of probability in the case of linear errors. Since the probability of hitting the ..."

3. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"THE SWING AND hitting THE BALL Six CARDINAL POINTS TO REMEMBER: 1—The back ... 6—Keep away from the ball, before hitting, both sidewise and backward, ..."

4. The Act of Touch in All Its Diversity: An Analysis and Synthesis of by Tobias Matthay (1903)
"On now hitting the key, it will be found that the hammer nevertheless reaches ... THE FALLACY OF KEY-hitting OR STRIKING" NOTE X.—For notes to §g 10 and 11, ..."

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