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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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Martin and Tom, both of whom had irons on, tried it without success at first; the fir bark broke away where they stuck the irons in as soon as they leant any weight on their feet, and the grip of their arms wasn't enough to keep them up; so, after getting up three or four feet, down they came slithering to the ground, barking their arms and faces.
And I do think he's getting high, too, already," said Tom, smelling at him cautiously, "so we must finish him up soon.
Guinea-fowls always are; so are all other things, animals, and persons, requisite for getting one into scrapes--always ready when any mischief can come of them.
It is getting to be a great effort for me to think straight.
It is only three weeks more and then we will take a nice little trip of a few days while Jennie is getting the house ready.
I am getting angry enough to do something desperate.
1, according to unofficial result independent candidate Ansar Mehmood won by getting 753 votes for the General Councillor seat while PML-N Malik Noor Husain got 595 votes.
What Rodemeyer's case demonstrates is that it is possible to participate in the repetition of this narrative--to speak from the position of the adult-identified pedagogical "I"--without being able to live it; Rodemeyer, it would seem, could believe in the possibility of getting better but could not reconcile this subject position with the daily torment and bullying he was experiencing.
THREE secondary schools in Warwickshire are getting government grants to improve sports pitches.
Getting Whole, Getting Well: Healing Holistically from Chronic Illness" is a collection of remedies and medicines to help readers deal with chronic illness, where traditional medicine has failed or exacerbated the problem.
Matthews said much more went into his July 1 catch of a drive off the bat of the Houston Astros' Mike Lamb than just getting a good jump.
Someone saw something in you, and although that someone may be long gone, and although you haven't used whatever it was for years, you'd better resurrect it--or, more likely, develop an entirely new, contemporary version of it--because no longer is "just getting by" acceptable.