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To remove or convey from one place or person to another. The removal of a case from one court to another court within the same system where it might have been instituted. An act of the parties, or of the law, by which the title to property is conveyed from one person to another.

Transfer encompasses the sale and every other method, direct or indirect, of (1) disposing of property or an interest therein or possession thereof; or (2) fixing a lien (a charge against property to secure a debt) absolutely or conditionally, voluntarily or involuntarily, with or without judicial proceedings, in the form of a conveyance, sale, payment, pledge, lien, mortgage, gift, or otherwise. The term transfer has a general meaning and can include the act of giving property by will.

Transfer is the comprehensive term used by the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)—a body of law adopted by the states that governs mercantile transactions—to describe the act that passes an interest in an instrument (a written legal document) from one person to another.


n. 1) the movement of property from one person or entity to another. 2) passage of title to property from the owner to another person. 3) a piece of paper given to allow a person or shipment to continue travel.


verb assign, bequeath, bestow, carry, conner, consign, deed, deliver, deliver over, demise, devolve, forward, grant, hand on, pass, pass on, remove, send, shift, traducere, transferre, transmit, transmittere, transport
Associated concepts: transfer an interest
See also: abalienate, assignment, attorn, banish, bear, cargo, carriage, cede, cession, confer, consign, consignment, convert, conveyance, copy, deed, defect, delegate, delivery, demise, deport, devise, devolution, devolve, dispatch, dispensation, displace, disposition, exchange, give, grant, impart, move, reassign, refer, relegate, remand, removal, remove, replace, replacement, sale, send, subrogation, supplant, transmit, transmittal, transport, yield


to make over to another rights in or interests over property; sometimes the term is used as a noun to denote the instrument by which this is effected.

TRANSFER, cont. The act by which the owner of a thing delivers it to another person, with the intent of passing the rights which he has in it to the latter.
     2. It is a rule founded on the plainest dictates of common sense, adopted in all systems of law, that no one can transfer a right to another which he has not himself: nemo plus juris ad alienum transfers potest quam ipse habet. Dig. 50, 17, 54 10 Pet. 161, 175; Co. Litt. 305.
     3. To transfer means to change; for example, one may transfer a legacy, either, 1st. By the change of the person of the legatee, as, I bequeath to Primus a horse which I before bequeathed to Secundus. 2d. By the change of the thing bequeathed, as, I bequeath to Tertius my History of the United States instead of my copy of the Life of Washington. 3d. By the change of the person who was bound to pay the legacy, as, I direct that the sun) of one hundred dollars, which I directed should be charged upon my house which I gave to Quartus, shall be paid by my executors.

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Coleman was that the skin overlying the areas receiving fat transfer showed improvements in skin quality, texture, color, and feel.
We're sure that many people reviewing this data will be surprised to learn about the popularity of breast augmentation using fat transfer, but the truth is that fat transfer--or fat grafting as it commonly is called--quickly has grown to become one of the most groundbreaking cosmetic procedures over the last five years.
Patients today are thinking twice about surgery and looking at all the options, include fat transfers and platelet rejuvenation, first.
Eyelid surgery and fat transfer also proved popular with both men and women, showing a rise of 13 per cent.
Fat transfer gives good results and it's very safe," said Dr Judodihardjo, who has performed hundreds of fat transfer breast enlargements and says after-effects are usually no more severe than the bruising associated with an injection of Botox.
In cell-assisted lipotransfer (or CAL), autologous adipose-derived stem cells are used in combination with autologous fat transfer.
But a quintet who prove - as managers limber up for the New Year sales - that quality does not always have to come with a big fat transfer fee attached.
Media reports had said earlier that she had undergone a new procedure called fat transfer.
Other lip job options are dermal lip fillers, cosmoderm/ cosmoplast process, fat transfer, restylane and tissue transfer.
Sarah, 49, of St Neots, Cambridgeshire, has endured three full face-lifts, pounds 32,000 of laser anti-ageing treatment, fat transfer from her buttocks to smooth wrinkles on her face, cheek and breast implants, botox injections to prevent sweating, pounds 72,000 of hair extensions and extensive liposuction.
Other treatments such as Collagen, fat transfer, Alloderm or Gortex are more permanent, with a greater chance of infection because they use non-synthetic ingredients.
Next, frying experiments were done to further test the fat transfer properties and ease of use.