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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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Schneller said he co-opted his plan from Britain, which allowed Hong Kong residents to keep their British nationality during the transferal of the territory to China but forbade them to move to or work in England.
* Along with client file contents, the law firm should retain copies of documents indicating the client's choice as to counsel, the transferal of file contents, original documents, and client property per the client's instructions, signed receipts from the client for file contents and return of advances, unearned fees, and trust funds to the client.
SWIFT's US branch was subject to "valid and compulsory subpoenas," forcing transferal of a "limited subset" of data to the US.
"On the First Anniversary" (sermon three) demonstrates how Innocent dealt with a pressing problem, "the transferal of bishops from one diocese to another" (28).
The companies said the solution will prevent loss of data over SSL-encrypted communications such as secure web mail, secure anonymisers, secure remote terminals or peer-to-peer services for data transferal.
Access to the Military History Institute at Carlisle Barracks is being restricted during the summer months of 2004 to allow for transferal of its archival and library collections to a new 66,000 square foot building nearby.
Converting to a Roth gives you the advantages of tax-free withdrawals after you reach age 59 1/2, no mandatory withdrawal schedule after retirement, and tax-free transferal to heirs after death.
There has also been a transferal of some employees to Fidelity's new Jacksonville, Fla., headquarters.
Grassby defines business as "a network of family partnerships" and differentiates business families from landed ones on the transferal of assets at death.