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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.
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.
NSI had argued that a domain name was not, technically speaking, property, and as such it could not be held liable under the law for its transferal to Cohen.
When she protested the new transferal, the company fired her.
Magix starts at S$60 ($34) for 20 hours a month, hitting $112 for unlimited surfing, with SingNet Broadband working on a data transferal rate measured in megabytes -- $27 per month for 250mb, up to $56 for unlimited use.
Beginning with this commission and continuing through the decoration sponsored by Urban VIII, Rice is interested in the observance and promotion of the cult of saints, carefully considering the issues of transferal from the old to the new building, the veneration of relics, and the critical approach of the Fabbrica to the matter of the saints' lives, demonstrating that the altars were "worked out in defensive awareness of protestant derision" in order to make St.
A description of a typical Huyghe work, not only in terms of its reference to an aspect of the filmmaking process, but also for its collaborative nature, reads: "'Parallel Time Soundtrack' (1996) presents a discussion, an experience in transferal.
Every time I open a Sexual Assault Transferal Centre I always make this point.
RSPB Cymru became the island farm's tenants on April 1 after delays caused by the transferal of Single Farm Payment entitlements.