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Related to gets off: stand pat, follow suit, defer to, call on, in its entirety, got off, picking on, holding up

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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Since the ACP is a full computer with on board memory and a CPU, you get true Multi Processing so it gets off the computer bus and returns control to the operator just as though it is not there.
When the opposition gets off the bus, they know they are going to score few points against us in the distance races,'' DeLong said.
He gets off at Temple Avenue and Spring Street downtown, walks over the hill to catch the subway to Universal City, then takes the No.
With this agreement the litigation goes away so the city gets off the hook,'' said City Councilman John Wozniak.
Everyone who rides one gets off smiling like a child.
Photo: Taft's Brandon Hance gets off a pass during Granada Hills' 17-10 victory.
A number of questions remain to be ironed out before the program gets off the ground, including copyright and royalty issues, Cazares said.
In the end, Carpenter feels that the San Fernando Valley gets off easy, compared to what he does to the rest of Southern California in ``Escape From L.
Wood suggested assuring the child that Mom or Dad will be there at the end of the day, reinforcing that someone will either pick him up from school or be waiting when he gets off the bus.