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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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I'm proud to join with Senator Rounds to introduce the Increasing Transferability of Entitlement to Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Act of 2017 to ensure survivors of deceased service members will be able to fully obtain and reallocate the education benefits earned through their family members service and sacrifice for our country.
For more information on the Post-9/11 GI Bill transferability program, read NAVADMIN 203/09 or visit the Post-9/11 GI Bill page at npc.
aStakeholders' opinions are sought on the problems of cross-border reorganisation and winding up of banking groups, and the obstacles to the transferability of assets in a crisis situation; and on gaps and ambiguities in the current directive identified so far, the Commission said.
Prozanski said the idea behind this latest proposal was to offer Measure 37 claimants a speedier route with more clearly defined rules on transferability and other sticky issues - along with the trade-off of limits on the size of developments and their impact on high-value farm land and water supplies.
These theories are particularly important to this study because of the potential benefits of writing competence transferability from the L1 to the L2.
Transferability is influenced by several factors such as similarities in the admission criteria and administrative procedures of the governing associations.
An 18-month collaboration ensued, which included numerous discussions and a round-robin study conducted between Monsanto and the CDC, with involvement by UMC researchers, to assess the performance and transferability of the methods used by each laboratory.
Digitals deliver huge benefits due to memory, speed, image quality and transferability of images.
Commissioner, [118 TC 279 (2002)], the IRS argued that a gift of a partnership interest is not really a transfer of (present) value since it is subject to restrictions on transferability and is reliant on the general partner for income distributions.
Considering first the question of its transferability, we must understand that what we are really asking is whether the United States can forcibly modernize Arab and central Asian societies held back by accidents of geography and scripture.
CTX-M] gene (6), sequencing on both strands of PCR products, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of XbaI chromosomal digests, plasmid analysis, and transferability experiments of cefotaxime resistance.
A use clause that gives the lessee the ability to operate a variety of different businesses or uses on the premises so as to enhance its transferability.