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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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The 50-year-old from Dunlaven, County Wicklow, said: ``We knew we had the best horse in the race, we just had to get him here in one piece and he would do the rest, as he never gets beaten if he gets round.
A possible alternative would be Redemption (currently 10/1) if he gets round.
But if Earth Summit gets round, we should be looking at a profit, and the omens are good.
Unfortunately, by the time she gets round to packing her bags, Barry has come up with yet another madcap scheme to show how devoted he is to her with a video birthday message from him and son Jack.
99 box, go home, load up the software, plug in the modem, and then sit and wait - for a few tiresome days - while BT gets round to switching your phoneline over.
44 Magnum, made famous by Clint Eastwood in the Dirty Harry movies, gets round the ban on similar revolvers because its barrel length is 61cms.
He added: "The word gets round the playground you're just standing in and they start to play you up a little.
He has told them how his country gets round sanctions imposed to stop Iraq buying arms.
He can also gauge how far he is from that level when he gets rounds with these type of fighters.