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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 most popular destination with more inbound moves than outbound was Charlotte, N.
Because the dense is what naturally moves downwards and its natural position is down because anything that moves naturally, its movement takes it toward its natural position.
It's a big deal to pack up and move out of your familiar surroundings.
Deep Blue also has access to a database containing sequences of moves made by top chess players at the beginnings of games and another database providing billions of scenarios on how to end a game when only five pieces remain on the chessboard, in additio n to its chip-based endgame data.
It's possible to move partially filled cabinets without the crane if the cabinets don't have false bottoms and if the bottom drawers sit flat on the floor.
A more professional move, with less loss or damage, will be a significant quality-of-life booster for service member families.
While the 8-percent contrast in accuracy between judges' ratings for same and different moves appears relatively small, it could easily affect competition standings, the researchers add.
In the third category, McDaniel said the military's traditional inclination to take leave in permanent-change-of-station moves means the majority of Department of Defense shipments require temporary storage, which requires double handling and added costs.
With any move, Somoza said, "It's a matter of communicating with the tenant moving out, and determining if the space will be vacant, or if there will be a potential holdover.
While some schools may have a higher volume of students to move this summer, other issues may lessen the load during this year's peak season.
Experts advise contacting a mover at least one month before you plan to move.
Whether your company is down-sizing, right-sizing or expanding, a corporate move will mean facing one of the toughest jobs your firm will ever encounter.