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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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Once word gets around that going to the doctor can mean going to jail, some pregnant women will shy away from important prenatal care.
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By the time she gets around to what should be her most compelling scene--the actual ball of the title--the choreographer has long since emptied her tiny bag of tricks.
If you do good work for the community, the word gets around fast and your reputation grows.
That's how the fictional spaceship Star Trek Voyager gets around.