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1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Transfer \Trans"fer\, n.
   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.
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   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.
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            I shall here only consider it as a transfer of
            property.                             --Burke.
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   3. That which is transferred. Specifically: 
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      (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. --Fairholt.
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      (b) A drawing or writing printed off from one surface on
          another, as in ceramics and in many decorative arts.
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      (c) (Mil.) A soldier removed from one troop, or body of
          troops, and placed in another.
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   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.
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   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.

   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

   Transfer table. (Railroad) Same as Traverse table. See
      under Traverse.
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