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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.
(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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Paddy gets down on one knee giving Rhona a new ring EASTENDERS (BBC1, 7.
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She gets down and dirty for Liza, a Muddy Waters-style blues including unlikely faux rap, and cranks up the amp for the aural assault of Deep Down.
But it all gets down to 60 votes, just 60 votes,'' he said, citing the number of IOC votes needed for a city to win its bid.
Scenes from the Studio (clockwise from top): Andy Warhol, Calvin Klein, Brooke Shields, and 54 cofounder Steve Rubell at the club's 1981 reopening after Rubell served time for tax evasion; designer Halston escorts Elizabeth Taylor; pop superstars Olivia Newton-John and Elton John show off their late-'70s duds; Liza Minnelli hangs with Mikhail Baryshnikov; Divine (lower left) gets down with 54 habitue Grace Jones (center).
On a Berlin rooftop one of the men gets down on his knees, while the other, older man circles him, sometimes pausing to lift and stroke the tail of the glossy weimaraner that stands between them.
In chapters from "Doing It Right: The Ten Tickets to Mentoring" to "Is Mentoring for You: Questions to Consider Before You Start," Dortch gets down to the nitty-gritty requisites for establishing and maintaining successful, consistent commitments to mutual growth.
We're always looking for efficient, low-emission technologies, but when it gets down to it, we want to look at equipment in the automobile, in real-life conditions.
But when she gets down to the business of interpreting pictures she has little recourse to this reifying language.
The concert by the brilliant Ukrainian duo also will include the presentation of $1,000 in cash prizes, including a $400 1st prize, to South Dade children who took part in the "Dranoff Gets Down with ArtSouth" Art Competition, created in partnership with Ellie Schneiderman, ArtSouth's Founder, and Homestead area public schools.
NEW FLAME J David State gets down on one knee to propose.