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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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She'll get tired of Jerry, and go off and marry a soldier, and we'll live happy ever after.
Then perhaps he'd better get further away from them.
The farmer began to take Holmes for a master; besides, he wanted to get back to his flock.
Oh, what fun it'll be, when they see me through the glass in here, and can't get at me
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
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.
Behind that outside pattern the dim shapes get clearer every day.