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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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A Genuine Interest in the Relationship: "It won't work if the person is just interested in getting ahead and not in growing," says Lopiano.
The question is whether he's capable of getting ahead of the curve which is what Paulson will be demanding from a position probably considered the department's second most important given the Secretary's ambitions.
A new Education Next report, PDF (585KB), Getting Ahead By Staying Behind: An Evaluation of Florida's Program to End Social Promotion, examines school retention.
Pomfret: Honestly, that almost made me weep, to be able to rewrite that scene and to set it in our own state, with history getting ahead of what we are doing.
3Com is getting ahead of the curve by uniquely combining its new PoE-enabled wireless access point along with its PoE web-configurable switch and small business Internet Protocol telephony system into a solution set that is specifically tailored and priced for the SMB market," said Aaron Vance, Senior Analyst with Synergy Research Group.
A person who can do one has a better chance of doing the other, and both are necessary for getting ahead in .
NOT THAT RACE MATTERS HERE AT THE TIMES, BUT IT'S GREAT TO SEE A PERSON OF COLOR GETTING AHEAD, THIS COLIN POWELL INTERRACIAL LOVE NEST STORY IS DY-NO-MITE
The hard cold facts of life are that the secret of being successful and getting ahead is hard work, responsibility, the rule of law and private property rights.
Seems the now-defunct company was getting ahead of itself, says Bishop, in marketing the product before they actually .
We've scoured around, but for many women, getting ahead isn't one of the things that motivates them a lot.