transfer

Definitions

  • Automatic Steam Transfer for Timber, Lumber and Slabs
    Automatic Steam Transfer for Timber, Lumber and Slabs
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v transfer transfer from one place or period to another "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"
    • v transfer send from one person or place to another "transmit a message"
    • v transfer lift and reset in another soil or situation "Transplant the young rice plants"
    • v transfer move around "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"
    • v transfer shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes "He removed his children to the countryside","Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city","remove a case to another court"
    • v transfer change from one vehicle or transportation line to another "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"
    • v transfer cause to change ownership "I transferred my stock holdings to my children"
    • v transfer move from one place to another "transfer the data","transmit the news","transfer the patient to another hospital"
    • v transfer transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
    • n transfer the act of transfering something from one form to another "the transfer of the music from record to tape suppressed much of the background noise"
    • n transfer the act of moving something from one location to another
    • n transfer transferring ownership
    • n transfer application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation
    • n transfer a ticket that allows a passenger to change conveyances
    • n transfer someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another "the best student was a transfer from LSU"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A Regular 3-Rail Transfer Truck A Regular 3-Rail Transfer Truck
A Special 4-Rail Transfer Truck A Special 4-Rail Transfer Truck
A Regular 2-Rail Transfer Truck A Regular 2-Rail Transfer Truck
A Regular 2-Rail Underslung Transfer Truck A Regular 2-Rail Underslung Transfer Truck
A Regular 3-Rail Underslung Transfer Truck A Regular 3-Rail Underslung Transfer Truck
A Special 2-Rail Flexible Transfer Truck A Special 2-Rail Flexible Transfer Truck
A Regular Transfer Car for handling Stave Bolt Trucks A Regular Transfer Car for handling Stave Bolt Trucks
A Special Transfer Car for handling Stave Bolt Trucks A Special Transfer Car for handling Stave Bolt Trucks

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Transfer A drawing or writing printed off from one surface on another, as in ceramics and in many decorative arts.
    • Transfer (Med) A pathological process by virtue of which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its appearance in the corresponding region upon the other side.
    • Transfer A picture, or the like, removed from one body or ground to another, as from wood to canvas, or from one piece of canvas to another.
    • Transfer A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.
    • Transfer That which is transferred.
    • Transfer The act of transferring, or the state of being transferred; the removal or conveyance of a thing from one place or person to another.
    • Transfer (Law) The conveyance of right, title, or property, either real or personal, from one person to another, whether by sale, by gift, or otherwise. "I shall here only consider it as a transfer of property."
    • Transfer To convey from one place or person another; to transport, remove, or cause to pass, to another place or person; as, to transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion.
    • Transfer To make over the possession or control of; to pass; to convey, as a right, from one person to another; to give; as, the title to land is transferred by deed.
    • Transfer To remove from one substance or surface to another; as, to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n transfer plural In archery, sheets upon which the hits, score, and golds of every archer in a shooting-match are copied from the several target-papers after each distance is shot. The transfers are the official record from which the prize-list is made up.
    • transfer To convey from one place or person to another; transport; transmit; pass or hand over: usually followed by to (unto, into), sometimes by on (upon): as, to transfer a thing from one hand to the other.
    • transfer To make over the possession or control of; convey, as a right, from one person to another; sell; give: as, to transfer a title to land by deed, or the property in a bill of exchange by indorsement.
    • transfer To convey by means of transfer-paper, as a written or drawn design to the lithographic stone from which it is to be printed.
    • transfer To remove from one background to another for decorative purposes. In embroidering, this is done by attachment to a new background, the embroidered pattern being carefully cut out with so much of the old material as supports it, and sewed upon a new piece of stuff; in lace-making, the sprigs, flowers, or pattern of lace are removed from their old background and sewed strongly upon a new réseau or mesh.
    • n transfer Removal or conveyance from one place or person to another; transference.
    • n transfer The conveyance of right, title, or property, either real or personal, from one person to another, either by sale, by gift, or otherwise. In law it usually implies something more than a delivery of possession. Transfer in English law corresponds to conveyance in Scots law, but the particular forms and modes used under the two systems differ very materially. See conveyance, conveyancing.
    • n transfer That which is transferred. Particularly— The print or impression on transfer-paper of a writing, engraving, or drawing intended to be transferred to a stone for printing.
    • n transfer In railway transportation: A point on a railway where the cars are ferried or transferred over a river or bay.
    • n transfer A ferry-boat or barge for transporting freight-cars.
    • n transfer The system or process of conveying passengers and baggage in vehicles from one railway-station in a city to another railway-station or to a steamer: as, a transfer company.
    • n transfer A ticket issued to a passenger on a line of transportation, giving passage on a connecting line or branch.
    • n transfer In the United States Post-office Department, the loan of funds from one account to another by authority of the post-master-general.
    • n transfer In naval tactics. See advance, 12.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Transfer trans-fėr′ to carry or bring over: to convey to another place: to remove: to transport
    • pr.p Transfer transfer′ring; pa.t. and pa.p. transferred′
    • ns Transfer the act of transferring: the conveyance of anything from one person or place to another: that which is transferred
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Quotations

  • J. Frank Doble
    J. Frank Doble
    “The average Ph.D. thesis is nothing, but the transference of bones from one graveyard to another.”
  • Ralph Archbold
    Ralph Archbold
    “Charisma is the transference of enthusiasm.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Experience is largely non-transferable.”
  • George Bernard Shaw
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    “We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.”
  • Simone Weil
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    “A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves.”
  • Donald H. Mcgannon
    Donald H. Mcgannon
    “There's a way of transferring funds that is even faster than electronic banking. It's called marriage.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. transferre,; trans, across, over + ferre, to bear: cf. F. transférer,. See Bear to carry
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. trans, across, ferre, to carry.

Usage

In literature:

Contemporary documents mention innumerable transferences of bodies.
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
The first would give the governor too much power; the latter would transfer too much to the Legislature.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
Mackinac was transferred to American hands on July 18, 1815.
"Old Fort Snelling" by Marcus L. Hansen
Transfer him to Constantinople, or, better still, to Yokohama.
"The Minister of Evil" by William Le Queux
The emphasis is then transferred to "arm" and "foot" through contrast with "heart.
"The Ontario High School Reader" by A.E. Marty
The transference of authority to the hypnotist is readily accomplished because of this conditioning process.
"A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis" by Melvin Powers
While the transfers to shore were being made Dan Dalzell came aboard the "Grigsby" to greet his chum.
"Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers" by H. Irving Hancock
After a few years the Pittsburgh Mission was transferred from Muskogee to Atoka, where it supplied a real want for a few years longer.
"The Choctaw Freedmen" by Robert Elliott Flickinger
It is not transferable.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
More than half the company had sworn they could not swim, and so the burden of the transfer fell upon their fellows.
"Ride Proud, Rebel!" by Andre Alice Norton
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In poetry:

Albeit thereof he has found
Firm roadway between lustfulness and pain;
Has half transferred the battle to his brain,
From bloody ground;
"Earth And Man" by George Meredith
Yet when did Age transfer to Youth
The hard-gained lessons of its day?
Each lip must learn the taste of truth,
Each foot must feel its way.
"A Name" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Divinely taught the craftsman is
Who waketh wonderings;
Whose web, the nursing chrysalis
Round Psyche's folded wings,
To them transfers the loveliness
Of its inwoven things.
"My Heart" by George MacDonald
Thou our beloved and light of Earth hast crossed
The sea of darkness to the yonder shore.
There dost thou shine a light transferred, not lost,
Through love to kindle in our souls the more.
"On The Tombstone Of James Christopher Wilson (d. April 11, 1884) In Headley Churchyard, Surrey" by George Meredith
Such she for whose picture he rifles all nature,
Transferring each charm to the form he pourtrays;
Thus perfect in figure, in air, and in feature,
He calls on mankind for their tribute of praise.
"Le Vrai Seul Est Aimable" by Charlotte Dacre
Then the sailors of the "Cambria" wrought with might and main,
While the sea spray fell on them like heavy rain;
First the women and children were transferred from the "Kent"
By boats, ropes, and tackle without a single accident.
"The Burning of the Ship 'Kent'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

They can choose to transfer to Hagerstown, Md.
You need to network with your former coworkers , so you need to congratulate the other manager on the promotion and transfer.
Crandall Head transfers to SMU.
Despite Strong Profit, Possible Pension Transfer, European Restructuring Loom.
The IRS Fights Off Fraudulent Transfer Claim For Debtor S-Corporation's Tax Reimbursements To Shareholders.
The unit's more than 580 members will be transferred to other units, with some opting to leave the navy, or retire.
He will be transferred to Vanderbilt Wednesday for more tests.
A German-born man charged with killing his socialite wife in Washington is being transferred to a psychiatric hospital for a competency screening after a doctor said he was delusional .
Demetrius Goode transfers to North Alabama.
View full size Demetrius Goode has transferred to North Alabama.
Demetrius Jemison to transfer from Alabama's basketball program.
Sperm continues to be transferred to female even after break happens.
There is also a sewer lift station in Fairview Hills, which would be transferred to Atlas Township, which would in turn be responsible for the cost of operating it.
Taunton Development Corporation Vice President and Treasurer Victor P Santos, and Taunton Housing Authority Director Colleen Doherty shake hands after signing the ceremonious Land Transfer Agreement.
Chilled or heated rollers will often be large diameter to have more time in contact and more heat transfer capacity.
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In science:

Using numerical transfer matrix methods [10,11] to compute the partition function ZN we can compute the exact expectation value hσr i for each spin σr by calculating the product of the N 2 × 2 transfer matrices.
Ground states versus low-temperature equilibria in random field Ising chains
The transfer of a D0-brane corresponds to an instanton-like process where a unit of flux is transferred from one brane to the other.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
As a test of our transfer function methods, we calculated δ1 ( ~m, ~n ) using the exact transfer function instead of the spherical one.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
Because of the way transfer matrices are defined, the ensemble of the transfer matrix of the same system is not the corresponding non–compact space.
Lectures on random matrix theory and symmetric spaces
Experiments comparing transfer rates using scp and ncftp to transfer data from Palomar to HPSS revealed that ncftp gave better performance by a factor of two.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
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