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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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'Mind you come up--the regular way--don't get blown up!'
All the ashes will get into it--there, now I think you're tidy enough!' she added, as she smoothed his hair, and set him upon the table near the Queen.
Then perhaps he'd better get further away from them." And he ups with his boot and--well, the dog hit the far wall.
Everyone's looking at Jerry, 'specially me, wondering what next, and trying to get their breath, and Jerry's frowning at the cold beef, and there's a sort of awkward pause.
'Next day we gets up late and has a good breakfast, and sits on the lawn and smokes.
'Jerry gets up very deliberate, and walks over to the parrot.
But the old Madman hasn't, and gets called up, and makes some frightful shots, losing about ten places, and all but getting floored.
"Took tantrums every few days or so and wouldn't get out of bed," said Miss Cornelia with a relish.
Out of another I get a lovely view of the bay and a little private wharf belonging to the estate.
When I get really well, John says we will ask Cousin Henry and Julia down for a long visit; but he says he would as soon put fireworks in my pillow-case as to let me have those stimulating people about now.
I get positively angry with the impertinence of it and the everlastingness.
I used to lie awake as a child and get more entertainment and terror out of blank walls and plain furniture than most children could find in a toy store.