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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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This latest update of a dubious old fright film from Joel Silver's Dark Castle Label lays on some pretty good gore, once it gets around to it (the first 45 minutes are, admittedly, Deadsville, and not in the good sense you could apply to a fright flick).
It also gets around the problem of proprietary formats that restrict interoperability with downstream RTL tools.
Maybe when Quentin Tarantino gets around to shooting his epic ``Inglorious Bastards,'' we'll have the sprawling war film that the European theater deserves.
For the last 10 years, this remarkable woman - who is visually impaired herself and gets around with the help of a guide dog - has been delivering the morning newspaper to the city's sight-impaired population.
Word gets around fast in the construction industry," Corcoran said.
The use of our liposomes as a vector gets around one of the major problems with gene therapy vectors such as retroviruses which may have safety problems," said Perry.