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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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Transferring patients expediently should be feasible in any major city, he says, but "we have a long ways to go as a country.
Transferring qualified plan benefits before a QDRO may not only disqualify the plan but also cause negative tax consequences.
Loss of customer, partner and personal data, loss of control over proprietary information and failure to meet security audit requirements are the top organizational concerns about transferring files.
The transferring spouse's basis in the transferred property carries over to the recipient spouse.
Transferring data at speeds of 2Gbps ensures that the transaction occurs quickly and reduces the possibility of interruption during data transfer.
As Bittker & Eustice point out, taxpayers can avoid the problem merely by borrowing money from a bank, transferring the money to the corporation as part of the section 351 transaction, and then having the corporation acquire the note from the bank.
A CPA financial planner should quantify the cost savings and any other investment strategy benefits received as a result of transferring assets to the FLP.
Issued in June 1999, it establishes accounting standards for transactions in which a donor (the resource provider) makes a contribution by transferring assets to an NPO or charitable trust (the recipient organization), which accepts those assets and agrees to use them on behalf of an entity the donor specifies (the beneficiary) or to transfer the assets--plus any investment returns--to that entity.
With traditional parallel SCSI, protocol information--commands, messages, and status--is moved using a narrow 8-bit bus at asynchronous rates, the slowest method of transferring information.
Instead of transferring assets to a partnership, the corporation transfers the stock of its subsidiary to a partnership, and the Third Party transfers the stock of its subsidiary or cash.
This means that a Medicaid applicant or his/her spouse is prohibited from transferring for less than fair market value any resource that is potentially available to cover nursing home costs within 30 months of institutionalization or, if the individual is already institutionalized, within 30 months of applying for Medicaid.
We ran Aspera transfers twelve or more hours each day, transferring an average of 20 gigabytes per day, and achieved a speed improvement of about 20 times over FTP.