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transfer

1. a design or drawing that is transferred from one surface to another, as by ironing a printed design onto cloth
2. Law the passing of title to property or other right from one person to another by act of the parties or by operation of law; conveyance

transfer

[′tranz·fər]
(computer science)
(mining engineering)
A vertical or inclined connection between two or more levels, used as an ore pass.
(navigation)
The distance a vessel moves perpendicular to its initial direction in making a turn of 90° with a constant rudder angle.
The distance a vessel moves perpendicular to its initial direction for turns of less than 90°.

transfer

In pretensioning, the act of conveying the stress in the prestressing tendons from the jacks (or pretensioning bed) to the concrete member.

transfer

To send data over a computer channel or bus. "Transfer" generally applies to transmission within the computer system, and "transmit" refers to transmission outside the computer over a line or network.

Transfers are actually copies, since the data are in both locations at the end of the transfer. Input, output and move instructions activate data transfers in the computer.
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To a certain extent, transfer has been glorified not only at the colleges, but in many cases by the Legislature, as one of the golden outcomes,'' said Patrick Perry, state vice chancellor of technology, research and information systems.
De Los Santos and Wright (1989) described the community college transfer function as a linear relationship between 2-year and 4-year colleges, designed to assist traditional transfer students in experiencing a seamless transfer from the community college to the university of the student's choice.
In each case, staff at the initial hospital had decided to transfer the patient instead of administering clot-busting drugs.
Chancellor Joel Klein even addressed the bad rap that NCLB transfer students were getting in an e-mail to the city's 1,200 principals that fall (2003).
Was the transfer for full and adequate consideration, based on the three main points mentioned earlier?
The explanation for Figure 4 describes a two-step transfer from A to D, then from D to G.
Once the type of bathing and means of transfer have been decided upon, the caregiver(s) assigned to that resident should be made aware of his or her special needs and interact accordingly.
To educate staff on the use of these universal transfers, the therapists developed a video training program, also including a hands-on practice session, study packet, post-test, study guide with pictures for each nursing station, and a "button campaign" to generate interest in and recognition for completion of the program.
A general formula exists to calculate market based transfer pricing between divisions or segments in a multidivisional company.
Read and write data streaming: Minimizes the overhead of data transfer by allowing the target to send one data stream LUN Q-TAG (LQ) packet, followed by multiple data packets.
3-Coverage, under 3(b) Electronic Fund Transfer, new paragraphs 1.
Technology transfer takes inventions and breakthroughs in technology, either products or methods, and commercializes them," Eccles says.