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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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He dismissed the argument that stock transfer organisations were undemocratic, saying stock transfer ballots typically achieved a turnout of more than 70pc while councillors were elected on a turnout of 40pc.
Despite the fact that the IRS is probably no longer as eager to scrutinize intrafamily S stock transfers, the rules of those cases should apply under current law.
367(a)-3(d) provides, however, that transactions in which one or both of these corporations are foreign will be treated as stock transfers within the scope of section 367(a) and therefore subject to the GRA requirements.
In the survey, The Bank of New York outperformed its competition in five of the six categories, including stock transfers, shareholder services, issuer services, dividend disbursement, and dividend reinvestment and direct stock purchase plan services.
The most important change includes expansion of the stock transfer rules under section 367(a) and elimination of a very complex set of attribution rules under section 367(b).
The first exception is discretionary: at the taxpayer's election, certain of the new rules relating to outbound stock transfers could be applied to transfers occurring after December 16, 1987.
ePresence also announced that it had filed Articles of Dissolution with the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth in accordance with its plan of liquidation and that, effective as of June 14, 2004, its stock transfer books have been closed and that no stock transfers will be recorded after such date.