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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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TheAugust Bank Holiday weekendis upon us but while many will be heading to the coast or a family attraction to make the most of the penultimate weekend of the school summer holiday, many more will be getting round to some DIY projects.
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Perhaps the cycling clubs might encourage their members to adopt a safer way of getting round our area.
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DAVID Cameron is finally getting round to try to repeal the Hunting Act.
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