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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fetch /ˈfɛʧ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 提取; 讀取 FET

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fetch v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fetched 2; p. pr. & vb. n.. Fetching.]
 1. To bear toward the person speaking, or the person or thing from whose point of view the action is contemplated; to go and bring; to get.
    Time will run back and fetch the age of gold.   --Milton.
    He called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a little water in a vessel, that I may drink. And as she was going to fetch it he called to her, and said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread in thine hand.   --1 Kings xvii. 11, 12.
 2. To obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for.
    Our native horses were held in small esteem, and fetched low prices.   --Macaulay.
 3. To recall from a swoon; to revive; -- sometimes with to; as, to fetch a man to.
    Fetching men again when they swoon.   --Bacon.
 4. To reduce; to throw.
    The sudden trip in wrestling that fetches a man to the ground.   --South.
 5. To bring to accomplishment; to achieve; to make; to perform, with certain objects; as, to fetch a compass; to fetch a leap; to fetch a sigh.
    I'll fetch a turn about the garden.   --Shak.
    He fetches his blow quick and sure.   --South.
 6. To bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing.
 Meantine flew our ships, and straight we fetched
 The siren's isle.   --Chapman.
 7. To cause to come; to bring to a particular state.
    They could n't fetch the butter in the churn.   --W. Barnes.
 To fetch a compass Naut., to make a circuit; to take a circuitous route going to a place.
 To fetch a pump, to make it draw water by pouring water into the top and working the handle.
 To fetch headway or To fetch sternway Naut., to move ahead or astern.
 To fetch out, to develop. “The skill of the polisher fetches out the colors [of marble]” --Addison.
 To fetch up. (a) To overtake. [Obs.] “Says [the hare], I can fetch up the tortoise when I please.” --L'Estrange. (b) To stop suddenly.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 fetch, v. i. To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.
 To fetch away Naut., to break loose; to roll or slide to leeward.
 To fetch and carry, to serve obsequiously, like a trained spaniel.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fetch, n.
 1. A stratagem by which a thing is indirectly brought to pass, or by which one thing seems intended and another is done; a trick; an artifice.
    Every little fetch of wit and criticism.   --South.
 2. The apparation of a living person; a wraith.
    The very fetch and ghost of Mrs. Gamp.   --Dickens.
 Fetch candle, a light seen at night, superstitiously believed to portend a person's death.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books
           over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The
           dog fetched the hat" [syn: bring, get, convey]
           [ant: take away]
      2: be sold for a certain price; "The painting brought $10,000";
         "The old print fetched a high price at the auction" [syn:
         bring in, bring]
      3: take away or remove; "The devil will fetch you!"