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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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When the program gets moving, they'll be the first ones in the door.
The support campaign gets moving in the summer and includes television and press ads, direct marketing, PR and instore price promotions.
As the nation (hopefully) gets moving to improve day care, we must remember that our responsibility does not end when a child is three or four or 10.
The bedload only gets moving when severe thunderstorms or snowmelts swell the river.
When the body gets moving, the brain gets hotter, and the nerve cells produce faster signals, says Per Andersen of the University of Oslo.
Jacqueline O Donovan, managing director at O Donovan Waste Disposal said, Investing in new equipment is always a big commitment, but as the construction industry gets moving again we are seeing increasing amounts of C&D waste being processed at Scrubs Lane .