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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.
References in classic literature ?
When she HAD got a notion once fixed in her mind she was, like other half- witted people, as obstinate as a mule in keeping it.
The ruffianly side of him must have been uppermost, I suppose, when he got my letter, for he wrote back, refusing me in such abominably insolent language, that I lost all command over myself, and abused him, in my daughter's presence, as "a low impostor whom I could ruin for life if I chose to open my lips and let out his Secret.
Anne had been more than usually crazy and queer that year, and when I thought of the chance there might be of her repeating my words in the town, and mentioning HIS name in connection with them, if inquisitive people got hold of her, I was finely terrified at the possible consequences.
He writes, "[W]hen I heard about this project, I thought, 'I never got bullied so I have nothing to offer,' but then I remembered they always called me 'weird' in grammar school, and I didn't have many pals" (228).
You've got to learn new things, develop new skills, work as hard as you did when you started.
He could probably sue me for a lot because he's got the gnarly lawyer, but then it got to the point where we were just trying to work out this deal.
In contrast, patients getting the sham injections in both trials had, on average, lost acuity and could see two fewer lines--whether or not they got the verteporfin treatment.
Some of the press got excited but similar programs have been under way in the US for some time including projects which would virtually eliminate the so-called sonic boom.
So we went to Hawaii and got in touch with the federal agencies that deal with transportation and tourism.
I don't know much about this all, because I never got married, and while I have a lot of nieces and nephews, and I really like kids, I don't really know anything about them technically.
3 for those who had been 18 the first time they got drunk, climbed steadily to 2.
She immediately got several proposals that if she chose to get rid of me, a number of men would be glad to take my place.