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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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Stephen Archer, infrastructure services director, said in a report: "Council officers are supportive of the asset transfer request and the aims to open and renovate an important local asset for everyone living in the area, regardless of age and circumstances.
The changes being implemented include: | community groups being issued with all the details surrounding the asset's condition, operating costs and compliance at the earliest opportunity; | model heads of terms and template leases for particular asset groups; and | a list of assets available for community asset transfer will be maintained, periodically reviewed and updated.
Charity co-founder suz strachan said she was delighted with the community asset transfer decision.
" Therefore, should a community asset transfer be agreed, it is proposed that property and architectural services issue a licence to occupy from February 1 at no charge to Dumfries YMCA to enable refurbishment works to begin."
"We are also clear that the people who could have prevented the destruction through the asset transfer process are also responsible."
and her coauthors show that the level of asset transfer is crucial to the success of the program, because smaller amounts tend to have only short-term positive effects, while larger transfers tend to prolong the length of self-employment.
He added: "People attending will also be able to find out about such initiatives as community asset transfer and an emerging proposal to develop community wifi in the local area."
Communities across Scotland are said to be showing interest in the new CATS scheme and a further five applications for asset transfer are expected by April.
Kirklees Council could not be persuaded to repair it prior to any asset transfer.
Under the terms of the asset transfer agreement, the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Magellan Petroleum (UK) Limited (MPUK), closed the sale of its 50% interests in PEDLs 231, 234, and 243 to to UK Oil and Gas Investments PLC (UKOG).