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migrate from (some place or sth) to (some place or sth else)

1. To relocate from a particular location or region to a different one, especially temporarily as based on the seasons. (Sometimes only used as "migrate from (some place)" or "migrate to (some place)," rather than using the whole phrase.) This part of Florida is notoriously full of retired couples who migrate from the colder states to our always-sunny beaches during the winter. It's the first time a team has been able to observe the whales' full route as they migrate from warmer regions to the cooler water in the north Atlantic during the summer.
2. To stop using a particular platform, service, business model, operating system, etc., and adopt a different one. Please ensure all employees have migrated from the previous operating system version to the new one to avoid any security breaches. Our smartphone app is migrating from a once-off, single-payment model to a free-to-play model with microtransactions.
See also: migrate, place, sth

migrate between (some place or sth) and (some place or sth else)

To alternate residence between two different locations or regions, especially temporarily (perhaps based on the weather or seasons). We migrate between London and Lisbon, depending on the time of year. We were finally able to observe the whales migrating between the cooler water in the north Atlantic and the warmer water near the equator.
See also: and, between, migrate, place, sth

migrate between some place and some place else

to change residence from one place to another, perhaps repeatedly. These birds migrate between the north and the south. They migrate between their cottage in the North in the summer and their condo in Florida in the winter.
See also: and, between, else, migrate, place

migrate (from some place) (to some place)

[for a population] to move from some place to another. The birds all migrate from Europe to Africa. They migrate to Canada from South America.
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It had been fun to watch the stream of migrators overhead, and even more fun to shoot into them.
This study establishes a de novo transcriptome and proteome for one of the best-studied vertical migrators in the open ocean, Pleuromamnia xiphias.
In addition to observing the individual variations in the representation of the most abundant species over time, it is also necessary to pay attention to the evidently vulnerable species, such as the large migrators.
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This year, Transend released version 10 of Migrator, which features a redesigned user interface.
We generated 16,545 useable locations on 91 radio-collared deer from March 2004 to June 2007 to classify individuals as residents, migrators or dispersers (direct observations accounted for 11% of all locations).
Twenty-one of 27 known deaths occurred on the summer range before the migrators moved back to the winter range.
This guide helps PC users transfer information from one computer to another and back it up with the help of CA Desktop DNA Migrator software, which is included on the accompanying CDROM.
Cardinal uses NetApp FAS storage both in its data center and at an off-site disaster-recovery facility with CommVault Data Migrator to offload e-mail messages on the primary Microsoft Exchange e-mail server to secondary NetApp storage at the DR site.
.com Solutions Inc., a developer of multi-platform database migration and development tools, has released FmPro Migrator 2.24 for MacOS X and Windows with a new repeating fields extraction feature for FrontBase and SQL Server migrations.
RAY Peacock's 3-1 jt fav Rushmoor battles on gamely for Peter Scudamore to deny Cardinal Flower (H Davies) by a neck with Mercy Rimell's jt fav Migrator (R Linley) 10 lengths back in third in the Scottish Champion Hurdle.
NETCOM purchased 375,000 licenses of Quest Reporter, Quest ActiveRoles and Quest Migrator and associated consulting and mentoring services.
Another component of the software is FirstClass Migrator for Microsoft Exchange Server, which can import all of the accounts, public folders and distribution lists from Exchange 5.5 to FirstClass.
In addition, NetIQ have released updated versions of its Exchange Migrator and NetIQ NetWare Migrator products, Th NetIQ Migration Suite which can incilitate the move from Windows NT 4, Exchange 5.5 or Novell NetWare include.
These drugs included Q/Q in three of the cases, and a high migrator, diphenhydramine, and nortriptyline and metabolites in one case each.