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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.

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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.

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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.
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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Comparison of the length, width at origin and width at the most distal part of the PL muscle tendon and radial half of the RCE muscle tendons (in mm and with standard deviation) PL Radial half ECRL Length 125.48 [+ or -] 8.93 189.07 [+ or -] 15.43 Width at origin 4.76 [+ or -] 1.35 7.34 [+ or -] 1.86 Width most distal part 3.76 [+ or -] 0.91 3.87 [+ or -] 0.72 Radial half ECR] Length 118.09 [+ or -] 12.13 Width at origin 4.76 [+ or -] 1.29 Width most distal part 3.66 [+ or -] 0.58 * The most distal part of each tendon is considered the place at which It is divided during tendon transfer surgery.
Treatment of irreversible lesion of the radial nerve by tendon transfer: indication and long-term results of the Merle d'Aubigne procedure.
Rehabilitation and outcomes of upper extremity tendon transfer surgery.
This time for a tendon transfer on her left arm which will enable her to straighten and lift it - and hopefully be able to swim again.
Finally, other procedures for the correction of flatfoot deformity, such as a medializing calcaneal osteotomy, a soft-tissue balancing procedure, and a tendon transfer, which restores function to the medial column as well as increasing the height of the medial arch, were not added to the LCL.
This is a prospective study of leprosy patients who underwent tibialis posterior tendon transfer between Jan 2012 to Dec 2015 at Tagore Medical College Hospital and Research Institute.
She later had tendon transfer surgery to improve range of motion of her wrist, and tendon release surgery on her shoulder.
Surgical treatment was planned, including tendon transfer for internal rotation and shoulder joint fusion.
The doctors performed a tendon transfer surgery in which they cut one of the quadricep muscles of the thigh and transferred it to the knee, forcing the non-damaged side of the brain to be trained for correction of gait, followed by conscientious physical therapy to improve the flexibility and strength of the muscle.
Knowledge of anomalous extensor tendons may also be helpful in identifying and planning tendon transfer or graft surgeries.
This second MTPJ subluxation was treated surgically via a flexor digitorum longus tendon transfer. The dance instructor also had underlying forefoot pathology consisting of hallux abducto valgus (HAV) and a second hammertoe.