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celestial transfer

The act of dying. Peggy's not doing well—celestial transfer seems imminent.
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transfer someone or something (from some place) (to some place)

to move or relocate someone or something from one place to another. Her company transferred her from Houston to Los Angeles. We transferred the boxes from one place to another.

transfer someone or something to someone

to reassign someone or something to someone. I transferred my secretary to Joel, who can get along with almost anyone. Ann transferred her car registration to her sister.
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transfer something (from someone) (to someone else)

to reassign something from one person to another. I have to transfer ownership of this car to my daughter. The title of the car was transferred from me to someone else.

transfer to something

to have oneself reassigned to something. I am transferring to the accounting department. Andy wanted to transfer to a different school.
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celestial transfer

n. death. (Hospital, cruel, jocular word play.) He’s circling the drain. Almost ready for a celestial transfer.
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Finally, the preamble states that the proposed regulations are meant to clarify that the transfer of property pursuant to the exercise, release or lapse of a GPA created in a grandfathered GSTT-exempt trust is not a "transfer under the trust" but a transfer by the person holding the power at the time the exercise, release or lapse becomes effective.
The Tax Court ruled in favor of Bongard for the Class A interest, holding that the transfer of the corporate stock to the LLC in exchange for the Class A interest was a bona fide sale for full and adequate consideration.
An increased level of transfer pricing audit activity, with 65 percent of parent companies and 59 percent of subsidiaries having experienced examinations of their transfer prices since 2001.
With this perspective of student service expectations, the action research project turned towards determining if community college student transfer services effectively meet the needs of all students.
In each case, staff at the initial hospital had decided to transfer the patient instead of administering clot-busting drugs.
Chancellor Joel Klein even addressed the bad rap that NCLB transfer students were getting in an e-mail to the city's 1,200 principals that fall (2003).
Was the transfer for full and adequate consideration, based on the three main points mentioned earlier?
The explanation for Figure 4 describes a two-step transfer from A to D, then from D to G.
Once the type of bathing and means of transfer have been decided upon, the caregiver(s) assigned to that resident should be made aware of his or her special needs and interact accordingly.
A general formula exists to calculate market based transfer pricing between divisions or segments in a multidivisional company.
and status phases are still transferring at slower asynchronous phases and limited to a single transfer per connection.
2-Definitions, under 2(m) Unauthorized Electronic Fund Transfer, a new paragraph 5.
Local lawyer Barb Eccles is the technology transfer officer at the university and says after almost five years in the infancy stage, the program is finally gaining momentum.