transfer

[ verb trans-fur, trans-fer; noun, adjective trans-fer ]SEE DEFINITION OF transfer

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRANSFER

Then transfer it to a hot dish, and serve up the potatoes in another.

Then transfer them to a jelly-bag, and squeeze out the juice.

Shake it daily for a month, and then transfer it to small bottles.

Then transfer it to a jar, and set the jar into a pot of boiling water.

Let him transfer a little of his anxiety to the fear of losing his fifty pounds.

It contained a number of documents relating to the transfer of the mine.

That's four hours, and it will take some time to transfer the securities, and get the cash.

Little Jacques was the only one to suffer from that transfer of tenderness.

We paid £1,000 for his transfer, and could not possibly sanction his leaving us.

That is to say, somewhere and at some time there has been a transfer of that property that was illegal.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin transferre "bear across, carry over, transfer, translate," from trans- "across" (see trans-) + ferre "to carry" (see infer). Related: Transferred; transferring.

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