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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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I think there should be a signal of an audible sound to let the passengers know the bus is about to move off.
Now the company is partnering with Digital on a plan to enable NEPSCo to move off mainframes over time to a less-expensive, more flexible Open Systems computing strategy.
E Funds in development and once completed we will have the asset value to move off the OTCBB and apply for a NASDAQ Small Cap listing.
A few hours after the incident, he said: "The animal has been recovered from the track but the train sustained some damage and the engineers are preparing it to move off.
Used for rocket engine testing and nuclear research since the 1940s, the lab has extensive contamination in the soil and groundwater, prompting concern that heavy metal and chemicals could move off site in surface water.
Bell Environmental's Bell Strip system is able to displace birds by giving them a powerful, yet non lethal, shock upon landing on the electric device--causing the bird to be uncomfortable enough that it is forced to move off of the building.
Council spokesperson Philip Davies said a small gap remains at the moment to enable the people there to move off after which it will be closed off.
Nortel Networks focus on creating open, security specific acceleration infrastructure allows the processing of security to move off the data switching backplane, and enables best-of-breed security solutions to be integrated to meet the security specific needs of their customers.
After that two- year period of service, they move off the board, and others are given the opportunity.
Malys will join the Compensation and Nominating Committees; Robert Heinlein will move off of the Board's Nominating Committee and Scott Filstrup from the Compensation Committee to provide seats for Mr.
FRUSTRATED Jim Moffat blasted his sloppy side's discipline as nine-man Montrose stole a point to move off bottom.
When people have crossed, you must not move off until the patrol officer has returned to the pavement and signalled you to do so.