trans·fer /træn(t)sˈfɝ, ˈtræn(t)sˌ/
trans·fer /ˈtræn(t)sˌfɝ/ 名詞
Trans·fer v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transferred p. pr. & vb. n. Transferring.]
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.
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.
(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. --Bithell.
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 impressions.
Transfer table. Railroad Same as Traverse table. See under Traverse.
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" [syn:
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: application of a skill learned in one situation to a
different but similar situation [syn: transfer of
6: transferring ownership [syn: transference]
v 1: move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets
to a pocket in his jacket" [syn: shift]
2: transfer somebody to a different position or location of
work [syn: reassign]
3: move from one place to another; "transfer the data";
"transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another
4: lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the
young rice plants" [syn: transplant]
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"
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,
[also: transferring, transferred]