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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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Melbourne-based organisation, Enterprising Partnerships, will deliver the Getting Down to Business initiative over four years and are looking for young entrepreneurs to apply.
Temperatures are expected to fall at Southwell, where estate manager Simon Davis said yesterday: "We are still hopeful but they are now saying 1C above tonight, with it getting down to -4C Friday night.
The location of Getting Down to Business was unique.
Now, with the infrastructure and organizational details complete, the group is getting down to work -- an understandably monumental task.
There's really no substitute for getting down and dirty with hoes and bare hands.
Auad had made them on site by getting down on his hands and knees to tease out the lint with his fingers.
If you do find yourself getting down, practice putting positive thoughts in your mind.
The kicking team is usually focusing on the ball and getting down the field in their lanes; they pay little attention to the front line.
Earnings figures help," he notes, "but we've found that scratching past that and getting down to cash flow growth is how we really see how things are going.
A lot of people have been talking about water on Mars, but this is getting down to the next level of detail," says Malin.
The 105th Congress, now getting down to business, may not look like America in terms of class, race or gender, but when it comes to religion, members are fairly representative of the nation, according to a new survey of congressional religious affiliations.
This will present an outstanding opportunity for learning, networking and getting down to business," said Henry Allain, Group Publisher, Redmond Media Group.