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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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By banning more powerful e-cigarettes, we will make it harder for people to move off of tobacco.
Bus driver Mr Noctor said: "As I got down there I could hear the doors beeping as the driver was about to move off, but at the time what that meant hadn't really sunk in - I was more bothered about reaching the kid.
The Gulf Daily News reports that the project, inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, gives eligible applicants the option to move off the housing waiting list and buy a house either off-plan from an approved list of private developers,
30am and move off for a service of remembrance at the Garden of Remembrance, in Station Road, at 11am.
In the days of a conductor, you would know when the bus was ready to move off as you would hear the signal of two bells.
MARC WILLIAMS' goal just after the interval was enough for Wrexham to see off Lincoln and move off the bottom.
The fourth dunk -- a windmill over the table -- was a bit anticlimactic because Robinson missed nine straight times before landing a one-handed spin move off the backboard.
Not only did the 1996 welfare "reform" law heighten the already harsh and punitive attitudes toward poor women raising children on their own, newly incorporated restrictive elements severely hampered, and in some cases eliminated, these women's ability to move off welfare and into stable, well-paying jobs and careers.
She tells The Out Traveler that the choice was also "a move off the Gay Games calendar, in deference to them.
Swindon boss Iffy Onuora (above) was indebted to keeper Rhys Evans, who denied Leon Britton, Sam Ricketts and Andy Robinson in the first-half as the hosts' earned a point to move off the bottom.
A YOUNG Brora side stunned the hosts at the start of the second half to claim the points and move off the foot of the table.