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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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Brian Holt director and manager of the agency's Earlsdon office, Clive James, said: "Our latest figures show a latent desire to move house.
Summary: George Osborne's budget has led to people putting off their decision to move house, according to research.
Parents in Chopwell say they may have to quit their jobs or even move house when Treetops nursery closes in September.
When he decided to move house, he ended up caught between BT and Orange - facing the prospect of either having to pay a pounds 100 cancellation charge to BT or a pounds 240 penalty for breach of contract to Orange.
CHERYL Cole says husband Ashley's appalling behaviour means she can't hold her head up high in snooty Surrey any more, so she is demanding to move house.
8 million) have chosen to move house in the past five years in order to find a better quality of life for their families, according to new research from mortgage provider Abbey.
Study group Lombard Street Research says the boom will rapidly become a slump if interest rates continue to rise and families decide it is too expensive to move house.
If one of your New Year's resolutions was to move house then, with the help of Westbury, you won't have to do much to stick to it.
IF YOU'RE about to move house, then make it easy for yourself by using colour-coded labels for each room so that each of your boxes lands in the correct spot.
It costs pounds 5,171 to move house in the West Midlands - pounds 380 less than the national average.
According to research by the Government-backed National Savings and Investments (NS&I), people in Wales are the best at giving financial providers their new address when they move house.
People generally don't have any choice over whether they move house, it does seem very unfair.