A function used to retrieve the value of some property of an object, contrasted with the setter. (noun)
A material which is included in a vacuum system or device for removing gas by sorption. (noun)
To remove gas by sorption. (verb)
Examples of word getter
State election officials say they won't even count names on write-in ballots unless they make up the most votes in the race or the difference in their number and the highest voter getter is less than half a percent.
The "Dancing with the Stars" results show kicks things off Tuesday with the surprise announcement that Teen Abstinence Advocate Bristol Palin, the previous night's lowest vote-getter, is safe ... despite fluffing a good chunk of her jive dance number -- part of which was performed in a gorilla costume -- the night before, and after which, when asked what she'd been thinking, she answered, "Uh, I hate the jive," followed by an awkward silence.
Despite his legal situation and upcoming trial weighing on him and his diminished statistics, Bryant was the second-leading vote-getter from the West.
Luke Gladue knows the name is an attention-getter, which is why it's what he calls his newly launched business.
Note, this method would work even if the object stored was a wrapper, whereas calling the getter would unwrap the value, and thus, wouldn't work.