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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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I'm not sure it's a good way of getting across the message of socialism on television.
Conwy Chief Inspector Jane Banham said: "The message is definitely getting across and we now have very few reports of young persons using fake ID in the Llandudno area.
Early on I'll be getting across to that and playing the ball on its merits, but as you get in you get a little bit tired, but what you tend to do is you know there's no slips and you think you can get away with just working it down to third man or through extra cover," News.
The construction business in Bahrain is clearly picking up and that is a message we have been getting across to visitors to our stand during the show and we are keen to play a role in this expansion," he added.
I WROTE to Cardiff Bus about the possible introduction of a bus service linking Cathedral Road with Cardiff Bay and the University Hospital of Wales after residents raised the issue of getting across the city with me.
Helen Rogers, director of the Royal College of Midwives in Wales, said: "The message that smoking is a very serious health issue is still not getting across.
That's the message Intouch will be getting across for its production monitoring system at the PDM exhibition in Telford from May 18-20.
Not only are they flying the flag for this fair isle, they're only teenagers and hardly deserve the almighty stick they've been getting across the water.
Overall, there has been a dramatic drop in the rate of cot death in the UK since the early nineties, which researchers say could be due to some of the safety messages getting across successfully.
But the truth is that, in many areas, the message is simply not getting across.
This study reinforces the importance of getting across the message about fruit and vegetables.
KENNY PERRY, who has been consistently in contention for titles in the last few weeks without ever getting across the winning line in front, is Totesport's 12-1 favourite for this week's US Bank