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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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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.
Jack Mackay, FES Community & Visitor Services Manager, added: Were very pleased that our new Community Asset Transfer Scheme is supporting the local community and tourism on Skye through this important transfer of land.
The asset transfer agreement reportedly relates to the sale of MPUK's 22.
Cabinet member for leisure services, councillor Kevin Jones, said: "The council is committed to working with community groups and local people to ensure that asset transfer to local communities in Flintshire is successful and sustainable in the long-term.
Any proposals for asset transfer would be brought back to cabinet for decision under the corporate asset transfer policy.
Community Asset Transfer is used to enable the community ownership and management of publicly-owned land and buildings.
This proposal would require that an entity recognize the current and deferred income tax consequences of an intra-entity asset transfer when the transfer occurs.
The proposal would align GAAP with IFRS guidance on the recognition of income tax consequences of intra-entity asset transfers.
If this is agreed, expressions of interest will then be invited from interested parties which will be shortlisted, with the preferred operator taking on a community asset transfer of the building.
Community Asset Transfer heralds a new dawn, but the initiative risks being strangled at birth by the dire financial plight that public bodies face.
But the city council's finance chief Coun Randal Brew, after considering their business case, decided their plans for the house were "too commercial" to warrant a community asset transfer.