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move

(in board games)
a. a player's turn to move his piece or take other permitted action
b. a permitted manoeuvre of a piece

move

(1) In programming, to copy data from one place in memory to another. Move is really a copy, because at the end of the move, source and destination data are identical. MOV is an assembly language instruction.

(2) In word processing and graphics, to relocate text and images to another part of the document or drawing.

(3) An external DOS/Windows command that moves a file to a new location (it copies first, then deletes the source file). Widely used by Windows programmers and power users, the syntax is like the Copy command. The following example moves the MYBUDGET spreadsheet into the \NEXTYEAR folder. See copy.
  C:\BUDGETS>move mybudget.xls \nextyear
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Although things move along swiftly and zany characters and situations abound, this book is ultimately not very memorable.
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In Vivaldi, oder Was ihr wollt ("Vivaldi, or what you will"), his version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Neumeier goes beyond that goal to set the characters in situations of his own invention Moreover, since a new appreciation of Antonio Vivaldi's music provided his initial inspiration, Neumeier decided to take the characters out of the context of Shakespeare's tale and make them move along with the moods and tempt of the music.
3 : to move along or change without effort or purpose <She drifts from job to job.
This novel doesn't move along very quickly, but Robert's day-to-day descriptions of his life are interesting enough to keep most readers engaged.
The ions are constrained to move along the lines of force created by Jupiter's powerful magnetic field.