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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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He said: "Hopefully he has a good chance of getting round.
2 The tuk-tuk, little black and yellow threewheel scooter cabs, are the best way of getting round.
The most common reasons are not fitting into them any more, saving them for an occasion or not getting round to throwing them away.
This year will be about getting round and my target for three hours will now have to be an ambition for next year.
Back then (2007) I wasn't in the race, I was just there to see how far I could get and I eventually ended up getting round.
Barry Geraghty may not have achieved the same level of success as Walsh, although he won the Grand National on Monty's Pass in 2003, but he is a master at getting round and fans of Tricky Trickster can draw comfort from Geraghty 's completion rate of 79 per cent.
You need a special licence to drive a bus so you would think they would be capable of getting round.
EASTENDERS bad-boy actor Scott Maslen is finally getting round to marrying his girlfriend after EIGHT YEARS together.
More than 70% of people find it hard to get going on a Monday morning, with the average worker not actually getting round to doing any work until at least 10am.
4 millon people have made pointless payments for six months before getting round to cancelling them while in 1.
GETTING round Anglesey by public transport has been made easier thanks to a new web-based journey planner launched at the show yesterday.
George-Perutz denied the stores were a way of getting round tobacco advertising regulations, saying the brand would appear on less than a quarter of products.