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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
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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°.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

transfer

In pretensioning, the act of conveying the stress in the prestressing tendons from the jacks (or pretensioning bed) to the concrete member.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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The bill also provides that when an interview is a component of the selection process for a qualifying position or eligibility list, the public employer must interview each veteran who (1) meets the minimal and special qualifications for the position or eligibility list; and (2) submits application materials that the employer determines show sufficient evidence that the veteran has the transferrable skills needed.
As mentioned earlier, each program participant completes a written analysis of transferrable skills.
The Center's goal for the majority of participants is return to the highest level of employment consistent with aptitudes, interests, transferrable skills, physical capacities, and cognitive/psychosocial abilities.