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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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Researchers are now studying alternative approaches that might help a computer focus its search better and come up with more accurate evaluations of potential moves.
There is an added benefit to reducing moves that require temporary storage, said Dinah Locklear, Chief, Personal Property Re-engineering Division.
An offer from Kasparov for a draw had been rejected by Deep Blue after the 41st move.
Thus, judges' unintentional memories for warm-up moves cut two ways.
Industrywide, 40 percent of personal property moves are national accounts; military business is 14 percent.
In a deal negotiated by Gil Robinov at CB Richard Ellis, Bates is moving to 200,000 square feet that was already vacant at the George Comfort property at 498 Seventh Avenue, thus ending that chain of moves.
Military households account for roughly 10 percent of the moves carried out by professional moving companies each year, according to industry estimates.
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.
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More than half of the 600,000 personal property moves managed by the Military Traffic Management Command each year take place in this four-month period.
Because people typically move right after a major life transition--marriages, new jobs, births, retirements, and divorces are common reasons--a host of new challenges are created, the report states.
We have outsourced the management of the personal property moves.