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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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Meanwhile, DSP Inam-ul-Haq was posted as DSP Deepalpur, Okara while DSP Akmal Rasool was transferred and posted as DSP Hasilpur.
The Senior Civil judges have also been transferred with immediate effect in the public interest.
Wayne Bongard, owner of a successful corporation, had transferred some of the corporation's stock to a trust for his children.
Using a national database, they focused on 419 centers that received 4,278 transferred patients.
Except for 1990, for which a special retroactive transfer rule applies, assets may be transferred only once in any taxable year.
When properly performed, netting reduces significantly the total value transferred and the number of payment transactions.
Maqbool Ahmed Memon transferred from Karachi (Central) to Sukkur; Malik Mohammad Akhtar is transferred from Karachi (South) to Ghotki;
The living trust transferred a savings account for a 2% KPLP general partnership interest.
Second, the transfer also can avoid inclusion if the decedent did not retain possession, enjoyment or rights to the transferred property or the right to designate who would possess or enjoy the property.
The loss corporation would reduce its non-capital loss by the amount transferred to one or more corporations within the group and the tax savings would accrue to the recipients of the loss.
1041 assures that gain is not recognized for income tax purposes when property is transferred between spouses or former spouses incident to a divorce.
"There's no convincing evidence that ribosomal RNA genes or genes for ribosomal proteins are transferred horizontally.