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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.
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Author Daniel Pink believes the era of "left-brain" dominance and the Information Age that it engendered is giving way to a new world in which artistic and holistic "right-brain" abilities mark the fault line between who gets ahead and who falls behind.
If he's aggressive, gets ahead of hitters and throws strikes, he is more and more relaxed.
The Women's Senior Leadership Program offers precisely the skills that determine whether someone gets ahead," Medvec said, "and differentiates those in the upper-middle ranks from those at the very top.