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transfer

1. a design or drawing that is transferred from one surface to another, as by ironing a printed design onto cloth
2. Law the passing of title to property or other right from one person to another by act of the parties or by operation of law; conveyance

transfer

[′tranz·fər]
(computer science)
(mining engineering)
A vertical or inclined connection between two or more levels, used as an ore pass.
(navigation)
The distance a vessel moves perpendicular to its initial direction in making a turn of 90° with a constant rudder angle.
The distance a vessel moves perpendicular to its initial direction for turns of less than 90°.

transfer

In pretensioning, the act of conveying the stress in the prestressing tendons from the jacks (or pretensioning bed) to the concrete member.

transfer

To send data over a computer channel or bus. "Transfer" generally applies to transmission within the computer system, and "transmit" refers to transmission outside the computer over a line or network.

Transfers are actually copies, since the data are in both locations at the end of the transfer. Input, output and move instructions activate data transfers in the computer.
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These pilots will show that DTNI is at the forefront of asset transfer and community enterprise in NI.
An asset transfer to a RO fails to qualify as a contribution if one or more of the following conditions exist:
The minimum "bullet-proof" asset transfer is the amount a financially sound insurance company would charge to annuitize the spinoff benefits, because an annuity purchase would be necessary if the plan were to terminate.
The fund will not recognize the $1 million contribution as income, nor will it recognize the eventual asset transfer to the Free Clinic as a donation.
According to some analysts, asset transfers cost federal and state governments nearly $2 billion per year in Medicaid expenditures that could have been financed through private long-term care insurance policies.
There is no logical basis for subjecting successive asset transfers to gain recognition agreements while requiring single-step asset transfers to satisfy only the active use test.
What effect will asset transfers have on the income statement?
Kirklees Cabinet has agreed the Denby Dale Community Project (DDCP) can have an asset transfer of the current library and land and build a new library.
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has emphasised the potential for a Community Asset Transfer policy to bring real and tangible benefits to the voluntary and community sector.
The council previously offered the Beechwood centre for asset transfer but has so far not received a sustainable proposal to take over the building.
Whether an asset transfer is a bona fide sale under Sec.
The asset transfer rules of section 367(a)(3) do not apply, however, to the extent that the foreign transferee (Y) drops the assets down to its domestic subsdiary pursuant to section 368(a)(2)(C) or pursuant to a successive section 351 transfer (under the second of the new indirect transfer rules).