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Informal (in tennis) a successful return of a shot that was difficult to reach
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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.
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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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Sprinters Phyllis Francis and English Gardner each won a gold in the relays, with Francis getting hers in the 4x400 and Gardner getting hers in the 4x100.
The 18-year-old twins, who live with their parents in Morpeth, both got two A* grades and two As, with Heather getting hers in physics, biology, chemistry and maths, securing a place to read biological natural sciences at Cambridge University, while Megan's are in psychology, art, history and English literature, seeing her head to York University to study history.
"Your mother would be so thrilled." He knew her so intimately that his permission was akin to getting hers and, as her daughter and confidante, I was careful to guard what I knew she would want kept secret and sacred.