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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 seemed we had no choice but to call the young couple and tell them they would have to wait another day to move in.
The national data can come from NIC research on move in rates, and the American Seniors Housing Association has excellent data in its "State of Seniors Housing" annual study on unit turnover.
By correctly identifying the health conditions of prospects prior to move in, prices can be properly matched to required service levels.