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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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Throughout central queens, residents would have a new convenient way of getting around the borough and to Manhattan.
Viruses, too, have ways of getting around -- although even then, humans often provide the free transportation.
The partnership to promote the Las Vegas Monorail to business and leisure travelers will introduce more visitors to the benefit of getting around the city faster and without the expense of taxis.
I'm a little more worried about housekeeping stuff and getting around campus.
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I thought we were finally getting around the corner and showing everybody we're a team that can win this.
President of Cytori Therapeutics, will participate in a focus session entitled, "Cell Therapy: Getting Around the Embryonic Stem Cell Issue," on Wednesday, February 15, 2006 from 3:30 p.
This thing is completely out of its mind, though, and there's just no way of getting around that.
Ample parking is available and getting around downtown is simple with a free trolley service to transport visitors between destinations and most establishments within easy walking distance.
Riders, primarily the working poor who have no other means of getting around, students and the elderly, have faced enormous difficulties trying to get to jobs and elsewhere.