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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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There's also the annual Sisters in Sisters getaway in September - workshops, entertainment and spas for you and your sister.
The robbers tossed the cellophane-wrapped cash packets after hidden dye packs exploded inside the loot, spewing red ink on the cash and on the robbers inside the stolen Chevrolet Camaro getaway car.
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Features: we offer total packages for your dream getaway.
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