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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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But the word gotten has different possible meanings.
Araujo's aunt Imelda Guerrero is bitterly upset not to have gotten a hate-crime conviction and is frustrated that the jury deadlocked on the third defendant, Jason Cazares.
We've gotten to the stage now where we know enough about conservation on one side, and about how infectious diseases work on the other, to really start to mix the two together.
The researchers restricted the analyses to the 11,739 students who were aged 19 or older (the oldest age category in which respondents reported first having gotten drunk).
Some people have gotten jobs from the JOTW like I did, so that is enormously gratifying," says Lundquist, who is now the communication director for the Center for Security Strategies and Operations for Anteon Corp.
You're sitting in a body-piercing studio, extremely psyched; you've finally gotten your parents' permission to get your tongue pierced.
The great economy and the resurgence of cities - Chicago, New York, Indianapolis, and others - does mask the fact that the gap between the average income level of the suburban family and the urban family has gotten greater, not narrower.
Though every skater has gotten kicked out of a spot at one time or another, it was interesting to see the varied reactions when you purposefully try to get the boot.