* R@ ( R: a -- a R: a )

fetch the (upper-most) value from the return-stack that had
been saved there using >R - This is the traditional form of a local
var space. If you need more local variables you should have a
look at LOCALS| , see also >R and R> . Without LOCALS-EXT
there are useful words like 2R@ R'@ R"@ R!

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