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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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Either we need to get faster, or we need to rethink the wisdom of transferring patients,' Krumholz says.
Transferring to a Stretcher Lift--Transfers to stretcher lifts are best made from the bed.
For example, a shareholder can escape being taxed on dividends only by transferring the underlying stock.
What are we teaching about lifting and transferring patients?
Assuming, however, that most are foreign citizens, at an average annual cost of $21,250 per inmate, the potential annual savings to California from transferring these prisoners to foreign soil stands at about $21 million.
We then provide a checklist of some key issues to consider-from legal, tax and accounting points of view-before transferring assets.
Healthcare providers, payors, producers and clearing houses are linked through SecureTransport, which provides a single, integrated secure file transfer infrastructure for transferring private health information (PHI).
Latinos/Latinas, however, are not transferring at a significant rate.
Alternatively, the employee spouse could avoid transferring the legal ownership of the options and simply agree to exercise the options in response to a demand by the non-employee spouse.
65 (1962), where the Court held that a spouse transferring appreciated property in a divorce must recognize gain on the appreciation for tax purposes, thereby allowing the nontransferring spouse to receive a basis in the property equal to its fair market value (FMV).
Initial disks, which were capable of transferring data at 1MB/sec, were adequately supported by the initial 5MB/sec SCSI-1 interface.
For many providers, the use of assistive devices such as mechanical lifts has always played a secondary role in the transferring process, or even one of last resort for the most problematic of residents.