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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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In addition, an unexplained link between blastocyst transfer and an increase of up to 4% in monozygotic twinning has some centers and patients concerned.
In blastocyst transfer, embryos are cultured to the blastocyst stage before being transferred on day 5, which may make it easier for embryologists to discern which embryos are the most viable, allowing fewer to be transferred.
At least one study has suggested that blastocyst transfer may impair embryo development, leading researchers to suggest that it may be best for younger patients who have more high-quality embryos.
It may be associated with the sequential culture medium used for blastocyst transfer, or it may be the result of early changes that occur during processing, said Dr.
In the present study women under age 35 years who had three or more eight-cell embryos on postaspiration day 3 were eligible for blastocyst transfer.
Many IVF experts assert that blastocyst transfer allows for the natural selection of only the best embryos with abnormal ones failing to make it to that advanced stage.
But skeptics of blastocyst transfer point to the increased stress it places on patients and their partners.
The study confirms prior work that has shown blastocyst transfer at day 5 to have superior transplantation rates, compared with conventional embryo transfer at day 3, without increasing multiple-order gestations, said Dr.
Participants who presented for assisted reproductive techniques were given the option of standard embryo transfer at day 3 or blastocyst transfer at day 5.
Yet one study presented at the conjoint annual meetings of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society raises some concerns that blastocyst transfer has led to an increase in the number of women whose embryos all die in the lab before they can be transferred to the uterus.
Still, blastocyst transfer has been widely heralded for its increased pregnancy rates among women who do have embryos transferred.
With blastocyst transfer, it is possible that results could be improved because cleavage-stage embryos are not introduced into the uterine cavity," Dr.