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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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I know how easily it can get away from you and how lonely you feel when it gets away,'' Sutton said.
If it gets away from you it gets on everybody,'' the 77-year-old said.
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PHOTO Chatsworth's Mark Harris, right, gets away with a face-mask tackle on Kennedy's Trent Sanders in Kennedy's 28-10 victory over Chatsworth on Friday.
If the council gets away with this, it will mean the end of any pretense of civil rule in L.
In nature, more often than not, the prey gets away before the bird can bring it down.