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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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* Price action moving within a bearish pennant structure, conditions are very narrow, with a potential breakout nearing.
He said ending the automatic exemption from pre-movement testing for bovine TB for cattle moving within SOAs will help to reduce the risk of TB spreading.
-- Although a recent United Nations report estimates about 214 million migrants have moved between countries, Gallup studies show a much larger number of migrants are moving within countries.
Hussain noted many local customers do not spend too much money on moving within the country.
BARACK Obama stepped to the brink of victory in the Democratic presidential race today, defeating Hillary Clinton in the Oregon primary and moving within 100 delegates of the total needed to claim the prize at the party convention.
shares after moving within a narrow range in the absence of strong market-moving factors, dealers said.
The dancers bent forward, perhaps determined to plant their seeds, arms thrust behind them, moving within a stark architecture of bodies and light (all lighting design by Ken Tabachnick).
* 56,000 Tees Valley adults are planning on moving within the next 12 months - 80pc read the Evening Gazette or Herald & Post;