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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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We will have to see how much that has taken out of him when he gets back.
Cohn gets back on the bike and pedals up Jubilee Pass out of Death Valley.
Valley secession leaders accused city officials of trying to create confusion and influence voters by singling out one detail among many and not fully explaining that the Valley already pays that amount to the city in excess of what it gets back.
25 Opinion column by Peter Schrag, ``Bush, Cheney's motto: `Stick it to California,''' we learn that California as a ``donor state'' is contributing $30 billion more to Washington than the state gets back in services.
It's still going to be awhile before he gets back,'' Ruth Murray said.
Quite simply, the Valley pays $68 million a year more in taxes than it gets back in city services.
Friends often wish Bowers a good time when she leaves on treks, or ask her whether she had fun when she gets back.
You have to figure about a three-week recovery period before your body gets back to normal,'' he said.