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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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It's particularly sad the majority of us don't make an effort to get to know our neighbours when we move house. When you consider you will be living so close to these people for many years, surely it's just polite to call round."
Far better if people move house when they actually need to.
OPTIMISTIC Figures show more people want to move house this year
Whenever people move house, the first question they're asked is: "When are you having your housewarming party?" Which loosely translates into: "How long after you move into that lovely new house will you let everyone come round and drunkenly trash it?" Because obviously packing up an entire house, transporting it and then unpacking it isn't diffi-cult enough.
CHILDREN who frequently move house are more likely to suffer poor health, research suggests.
Londoners pay the most to move house, costing them a typical pounds 19,544, a 127% increase over 10 years.
To tie-in with her personalised clothing, the former Big Brother contestant was seen packing up various cars and vans as she prepared to move house in London, reports the Daily Mail.
A friend of the Bleeding Love singer said: "Dennis had to go home to work and to help his Auntie move house.
When we move house, selling the old one and buying the new one, the Land Registry will remove our details from the register of the old house and our solicitor will tell the Land Registry to put our new contact details in the register of the new house.
A SENIOR Welsh MP condemned allegations he had exploited his second homes allowance - as details emerged of how anti-gay yobs had forced him to move house.
The Shermans claim they had to move house after the woman's name, address and phone number appeared online with the photos.
It must be so taxing for you watching other people packing your things up to move house.