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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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Bryan Sheehan also moves aside to facilitate Donaghy's return while Seamus Scanlon is an indirect replacement for Padraig Reidy as Tommy Griffin starts at full-back.
He added: 'Unless African leaders recognise what is going on and take action, not only to condemn it but to deal with it, we are likely to be in for more of this kind of tyranny until president Mugabe moves aside.
When the older generation moves aside, a host of nincompoops with a veneer of knowledge and nothing at its core will be left in charge -TVpresenter Vanessa Feltz on the 'dumbing down' of A- levels.