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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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Gas transfer from this pipeline has faced with some problems in the recent years.
The relation between high wind speeds and diffusive fluxes has been explored by several authors, with the pioneering studies conducted by Liss determining the relation between water-air gas transfers (Liss, 1973).
However, other factors, such as variable fetch, atmospheric stability, and the presence of organic films on the sea surface, can modulate the wind's stirring effect and complicate estimates of gas transfer rates.
Neither cast iron nor black steel pipe should ever be used for gas transfer lines.
In the June 15 TOXICOLOGY AND APPLIED PHARMACOLOGY, Amdur's group also reports that sulfites, a little-studied class of respiratory toxicants in some smogs, similarly inhibit gas transfer deep within the lung.
Iran will initially transfer 30 million cubic meters of gas per day to Pakistan , but will eventually increase the gas transfer to 60 million cubic meters per day.
MacGregor's order is part of an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract to provide Excelerate the mooring and gas transfer system for a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).
Earlier, Alireza Kameli, the managing director of National Iranian Gas Export Company, had said that there was no problem in exporting gas to Iraq, and that gas transfer would begin as soon as the Iraqi side manages to guarantee the security of the pipeline on its territory.
GECF members account for 42 percent of global gas output, 70 percent of global gas reserve, 40 percent of piped gas transfer, and 65 percent of global trade of Liquefied Natural Gas.
Initially, the gas and the oil are in two different states -- or phases -- but, then, some of the heavier components in the oil transfer into the gas, and some of the intermediate components in the gas transfer into the oil until, at the interface, oil and gas begin to look like each other.