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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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How many people do you know who are really willing to do what it takes to be different, not in the sense of being a jackass, but in the sense of getting outside the ruts that habit has worn?
He made friends - but was never too bothered about getting outside to see them.
What's always the same is that getting outside the box requires communicators who have the courage and the imagination to suggest it and leadership with the courage and imagination to do it.
With nothing to doff, worshipers weakly wave bulletins at their faces while dreaming of getting outside where there's at least a breeze.
The idea of getting outside the capital and listening to Americans has great appeal, of course.
One survey (National Center for Health Statistics 1987) reported that Americans with functional limitations who were older and living in the community had the following percentages of functional limitations: walking, 19 percent; bathing, 10 percent; getting outside, 10 percent; getting in and out of bed (transferring), 8 percent; dressing, 6 percent; toileting, 4 percent; and eating, 2 percent.
com)-- Celebrate Memorial Day weekend by getting outside and on the water - whitewater that is
Some warm weather will be great and getting outside playing some cricket is absolutely fantastic at this time of year.
3 At the start of autumn, the temperatures are moderate, therefore getting outside for fresh air and activity is more comfortable than during summer.
We're encouraging families to spend time together this summer by getting outside and enjoying the natural beauty that the outdoors has to offer, whether that's investigating new places, or going to your favourite spot.