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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.
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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.
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Far from being a friendly get-together, the atmosphere was stiff and formal, with a battery of note-takers and other bureaucrats arrayed at desks at the back of the meeting hall.
Following the Get-Together, the next stop for Direct Lift will be Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach in West Palm Beach, Fla.
And the three lads just thought it would be a good excuse for a get-together as Ronan is in London to perform at the Prince's Trust event which takes place at the Tower of London today.
Half-time refreshments will be provided and there is a post-match get-together at the Three Mile Inn.
The get-together has been planned at the Beckhams' mansion in Sawbridgeworth, Herts.
Shortly after midnight on March 2nd, during an after-work get-together at Jennifer Meyer's apartment in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a man began repeatedly calling Meyer on the phone.
Davies, currently the FA's director of international strategy, will be told that his priority is to convince Eriksson that he has the full support of Premiership clubs and that there will be no attempt to disrupt an England players' get-together next week.
People on the go are always looking for a better, more simplified way to connect with those important in their life and keep critical bonds alive, even when challenging circumstances don't permit a live get-together," explained Tony Davis, TeleFlip's President and CEO.
It is a social get-together and a chance to meet new people and share interests.
He returns for the final get-together of the Wurzel Bush Folk Club and his repertoire of hilarious verses has expanded to 58 books, which sell in large numbers at his gigs because people never quite believe what they've heard.
It's a nice, family-type get-together,'' said 66-year-old Swede Laila Weitz, who has been living in the U.
Eriksson has launched a club-versus- country confrontation over his planned squad get-together which may decide if he stays as England coach or resigns.