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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun transferral:


Definition of the noun transferral

What does transferral mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: transferrals

  1. the act of moving something from one location to another
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of transferral: conveyance / transfer / transport / transportation
    • more generic word: movement = the act of changing the location of something
    • more specific words:
      • transshipment = the transfer from one conveyance to another for shipment
      • airlift / lift = transportation of people or goods by air
      • connection / connexion = shifting from one form of transportation to another
      • bringing / delivery = the act of delivering or distributing something
      • drive = the act of driving a herd of animals overland
      • carry = the act of carrying something
      • lighterage = the transportation of goods on a lighter
      • resettlement / relocation = the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement
      • teleportation = a hypothetical mode of instantaneous transportation
    • part: pickup = the act of taking aboard passengers or freight

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for transferral

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Google previewStaging Hong Kong (1997)

Gender and Performance in Transition by Rozanna Lilley

For many, the future constitutes a massive dystopian horizon; sovereignty transferral is a fact so brutal, solid and encompassing that it stifles. This terror of the present and the future is, of course, deeply rooted in class comfort and privilege; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Political Theory (2010)

by Mark Bevir

The transferral of city-state politics into modern nation-states goes back to the French Revolution, in particular Jean-Jacques Rousseau's blueprint for democracy modeled on the ancient constitutions of Rome and Rousseau's native Geneva.

Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South Asia : the Indian subcontinent (1998)

by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone, James Porter, Timothy Rice

The term thumri ang, like khyal arig, may refer to a particular approach to gat elaboration or to direct transferral of an actual thumri composition to instrumental performance. In the former, a musician might choose to develop a slow gar in the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

squaring The transferral of a small sketch ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Feminist Theories (2002)

by Distinguished Research Professor Lorraine Code, Lorraine Code

rituals of exchange, dowries involve the transferral of material wealth and objects from natal to conjugal households in largely hypergamous marriages (between equal or superior castes).

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2014)

by Tony Thorne

It may be a transferral of the older colloquial sense of 'ditch' meaning to abandon or dispose of.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

Not allofRodgers and Hammerstein's shows weresuccessful during the 1950s,but the constant transferral of theircreations into breathtaking widescreen movies made them household names.Thistrendcontinued when thepair's hugely ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

Transferral of *dependence (2) on a drug to a different drug, enabling addiction to a dangerous drug such as *heroin to ...

Google previewJunior School Dictionary (2002)

by Linsay Knight, Andrew Delahunty

Word Family: other verb forms are transfers, transferred, transferring n transference noun transferral noun. transfix. verb. to make someone unable to move because they are so amazed or afraid. transform.

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

transferable transferal transferrable transferral transfusable transfusible transfusional transitional translatable transmissible transmittable transmittal transmittible transmural transmutable transorbital transportable transportal transportational ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1981)

Volume 12 - Corrosion to Cottonseed by John J. McKetta Jr

transferral of one or more electrons to its surroundings. The recipient of the discharged electrons at the cathode is usually a metal ion or atmospheric oxygen . The complete process may be depicted by the following equations : At the anode ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies (1998)

by Mona Baker, Kirsten Malmkjær

underwrote medieval notions of Empire, via the thoroughly ideological project of translatio imperit et studii (transferral of power from Rome, and of learning from Athens or ...

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Video about transferral

Professor Becky Xi Chen on transferral of language and literacy skills

Video by Amy Bajurny - MT Candidate.

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Scrabble value of T1R1A1N1S1F4E1R1R1A1L1

The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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