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move

(in board games)
a. a player's turn to move his piece or take other permitted action
b. a permitted manoeuvre of a piece

move

(1) In programming, to copy data from one place in memory to another. Move is really a copy, because at the end of the move, source and destination data are identical. MOV is an assembly language instruction.

(2) In word processing and graphics, to relocate text and images to another part of the document or drawing.

(3) An external DOS/Windows command that moves a file to a new location (it copies first, then deletes the source file). Widely used by Windows programmers and power users, the syntax is like the Copy command. The following example moves the MYBUDGET spreadsheet into the \NEXTYEAR folder. See copy.
  C:\BUDGETS>move mybudget.xls \nextyear
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The boulevard and side streets will be closed to other traffic in segments as the cattle and riders move along, sheriff's Sgt.
n proteins, beta is equal to about 1, which means that electrons move along them only with great difficulty.
We must continue to move along with the planned expansions, open the new airport line, which is now targeted for January, complete a major seismic retrofit of the system's infrastructure, and prepare for expansion of passenger capacity," Fang said.
Raleigh realizes that preschool children tend to have short attention spans, so she makes sure the classes move along quickly and contain lots of hands-on activities.
Councilman Chris Evans, who had also objected on the same grounds, said he voted to approve the agreement to move along the process.
He reports that spirals of air move along the robot's wings.
After the mobile base system (MBS) is delivered in May, the robotic arm will be able to move along the truss to deliver equipment and supplies to far reaches of the station and to assist astronauts during on-orbit assembly.
Thus, the investigation must move along in a thorough and professional yet rapid manner.