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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 gets round the argument about Burnistoun only being seen on BBC1 in Scotland.
I hope he gets round Cheltenham safely, and then a long, healthy retirement.
The club has been emp ty the last few days as word slowly gets round that the prices have gone up.
Gordon talks a lot of guff about consulting the public, pity he never gets round to it.
WHENEVER I meet Dragons fans, the conversation quickly gets round to the prospect of the two derby games with Chester City.
When Hollywood gets round to filming the Gerry Adams story, Al Pacino will be perfect for McGuinness.
Bosch EBM gets round the problem by making optimum use of the existing battery, co-ordinating power generation, storage and distribution through an ECU, which measures the charge in the battery and takes appropriate action if it deteriorates.
Let's just hope jockey Peter Toole recovers from his terrible injuries - and every runner gets round safely next year.