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get

Informal (in tennis) a successful return of a shot that was difficult to reach

get

[get]
(computer science)
An instruction in a computer program to read data from a file.
(industrial engineering)
A combination of two or more of the elemental motions of search, select, grasp, transport empty, and transport loaded; applied to time-motion studies.

get

(1) In programming, a request for the next record in an input file. Contrast with put.

(2) An FTP command used to download a file from a server or to display the contents of a text file. See ftp commands.

(3) (GET) An HTTP command used to retrieve data from a Web server. See HTTP GET.
References in classic literature ?
The faint figure behind seemed to shake the pattern, just as if she wanted to get out.
You think you have mastered it, but just as you get well underway in following, it turns a back-somersault and there you are.
They get through, and then the pattern strangles them off and turns them upside down, and makes their eyes white!
Besides, I don't want anybody to get that woman out at night but myself.
There are only two more days to get this paper off, and I believe John is beginning to notice.
She laughed and said she wouldn't mind doing it herself, but I must not get tired.
She tried to get me out of the room--it was too patent
If that woman does get out, and tries to get away, I can tie her!
But I am securely fastened now by my well-hidden rope--you don't get ME out in the road there!
I suppose I shall have to get back behind the pattern when it comes night, and that is hard!
The point is to let them know that things do get better, using the examples of our own lives" (6).
Said Matthews: "Every spring training is big in order to get your timing down, but there will be a little bit more to this spring and playing with Garret and Vlady.