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get

Informal (in tennis) a successful return of a shot that was difficult to reach
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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.
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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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A basic offensive system that will help alleviate the natural instincts of our young men and give them an opportunity to be successful (get where you belong and hit them hard when you get there) by using the natural instincts of the other team's players to our own advantage.
When they get there, we hear a woman ask offscreen in a deep voice, "Anybody got a match?" The film cuts to the door, and standing there with a cigarette dangling from her mouth is a ravishing Lauren Bacall.