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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Transfer  \Trans"fer\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  transferring,  or  the  state  of  being 
  transferred;  the  removal  or  conveyance  of  a  thing  from  one 
  place  or  person  to  another. 
  2.  (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.  --Burke. 
  3.  That  which  is  transferred.  Specifically: 
  a  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.  --Fairholt. 
  b  A  drawing  or  writing  printed  off  from  one  surface  on 
  another,  as  in  ceramics  and  in  many  decorative  arts. 
  c  (Mil.)  A  soldier  removed  from  one  troop,  or  body  of 
  troops,  and  placed  in  another. 
  4.  (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  day},  one  of  the  days  fixed  by  the  Bank  of  England 
  for  the  transfer,  free  of  charge,  of  bank  stock  and 
  government  funds.  These  days  are  the  first  five  business 
  days  in  the  week  before  three  o'clock.  Transfers  may  be 
  made  on  Saturdays  on  payment  of  a  fee  of  2s.  6d. 
  {Transfer  office},  an  office  or  department  where  transfers  of 
  stocks,  etc.,  are  made 
  {Transfer  paper},  a  prepared  paper  used  by  draughtsmen, 
  engravers,  lithographers,  etc.,  for  transferring 
  {Transfer  table}.  (Railroad)  Same  as  {Traverse  table}.  See 
  under  {Traverse}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Transfer  \Trans*fer"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Transferred};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Transferring}.]  [L.  transferre;  trans  across  over 
  +  ferre  to  bear:  cf  F.  transf['e]rer.  See  {Bear}  to  carry.] 
  1.  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. 
  2.  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. 
  3.  To  remove  from  one  substance  or  surface  to  another;  as  to 
  transfer  drawings  or  engravings  to  a  lithographic  stone. 
  Syn:  To  sell  give  alienate;  estrange;  sequester. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  act  of  transporting  something  from  one  location  to 
  another  [syn:  {transportation},  {transferral},  {conveyance}] 
  2:  someone  who  transfers  or  is  transferred  from  one  position  to 
  another;  "the  best  student  was  a  transfer  from  LSU" 
  3:  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"  [syn:  {transference}] 
  4:  a  ticket  that  allows  a  passenger  to  change  conveyances 
  5:  generalization  of  a  skill  learned  in  one  situation  to  a 
  different  but  similar  situation  [syn:  {transfer  of 
  training},  {carry-over},  {generalization}] 
  6:  transferring  ownership  [syn:  {transference}] 
  v  1:  transfer  somebody  to  a  different  position  or  location  of 
  work  [syn:  {reassign}] 
  2:  move  from  one  place  to  another,  as  of  information;  "transfer 
  the  data";  "transmit  the  news" 
  3:  lift  and  reset  in  another  soil  or  situation;  "Transplant  the 
  young  rice  plants"  [syn:  {transplant}] 
  4:  move  around  "transfer  the  packet  from  his  trouser  pockets 
  to  a  pocket  in  his  jacket"  [syn:  {shift}] 
  5:  cause  to  change  ownership;  "I  transferred  my  stock  holdings 
  to  my  children" 
  6:  change  from  one  vehicle  or  transportation  line  to  another; 
  "She  changed  in  Chicago  on  her  way  to  the  East  coast" 
  [syn:  {change}] 
  7:  send  from  one  person  or  place  to  another;  "transmit  a 
  message"  [syn:  {transmit},  {transport},  {channel},  {channelize}] 
  8:  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"  [syn:  {remove}] 
  9:  transfer  from  one  place  or  period  to  another;  "The  ancient 
  Greek  story  was  transplanted  into  Modern  America"  [syn:  {transpose}, 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Transfer,  PA 
  Zip  code(s):  16154 

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