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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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Lokring's advanced fluid and gas transfer connectors are produced under quality systems certified to ISO 9001:2008.
To provide security and to diversify paths of energy transfer: although interesting plan for Europe is to construct Nabucco's pipeline and to apply Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkmenistan gas resources, Russia claims that it can fulfill the purposes of "European policy of diversifying energy resources supply" by diversity in pipelines of gas transfer and diversity in paths of gas transfer to old continent.
The Minister noted that the terrorist groups' attacks on the tankers carrying fuel to the electricity generating plants and on the railways and oil and gas transfer pipelines have imposed a huge further financial burden on the state estimated at SYP 800 million, bore by the electricity sector in terms of having to deliver fuel to the generating plants.
Meanwhile, he added, there has been an invitation of tenders for natural gas transfer to Cyprus as an interim solution to gain lower electricity prices for households and businesses.
The maximum daily gas transfer capacity of the 56-inch pipeline which runs over 900 km of Iran's soil from Bushehr Province to the city of Iranshahr in Iranian Balochistan Province is 110 million cubic meters.
Such processes like: drainage of the liquid from the foam [4, 5], diffusive gas transfer between the foam bubbles [2], division, junction and destruction of the foam bubbles [2, 6] complicate an application of the analytic methods for the heat transfer study under the foam flow.
The Cayman operation complements SPT's new oil and gas transfer capability 250 miles north in the Bahamas, located as an eastern gateway to the Gulf of Mexico and just two days' steam to the US Eastern seaboard; as well as SPT's STS base 800 miles south in Aruba, providing a flexible location for oil companies and traders to make deliveries to the US Atlantic Coast, US West Coast, island refineries and storage in the Caribbean and ports in South America, providing advantage of economies of scale for customers to utilize larger ships including VLCC's and ULCC's, trading cargo to or from the US Gulf and the Caribbean markets.
McDermott's scope of work includes engineering, procurement, construction, installation and pre-commissioning of production flowline systems, a MEG injection system, plus start-up condensate transfer and fuel gas transfer flowline systems, control systems as well as other associated SURF elements in water depths up to 275 meters.
From the other hand, the ministry declared that some of al-Qaeda elements have blew up yesterday evening a gas transfer tube at Azan area in Shabwa governorate.
The signing of the Shah Deniz 2 agreement implies opening up the way for natural gas transfer to EU countries.
Supply and installation of surveillance equipment and control of gas transfer stations Al Museela (E), Al Museela (F), Al Museela (G), Al Museela (H), Al Museela (I), Al Museela (J), Funaitees (G) and Funaitees (J).
Data from his institution show that in patients with AATD who have never smoked, gas transfer (as assessed from the transfer coefficient of carbon monoxide, or KCO) begins to substantially deviate from that expected much earlier in life, at about 26 years of age, than does lung function (as assessed from forced expiratory volume in 1 second, or FEVj), which falls off most rapidly at about 45 years of age.