the movement of a group of people from one country or locality to another
the movement of oil from the area in which it was formed to a reservoir rock where it can accumulate.
1. Hydrocarbons are often found in formations other than those in which their organic source was deposited. This movement of hydrocarbons, often over considerable distances is known as migration.
2. Migration is also a process applied to data recorded, e.g. in a '3-D' seismic survey, to adjust for the effects of the 'oblique' angle at which it was gathered.
Migration is a yearly movement in which some animals travel to avoid bad weather, to find food, or to reproduce. Some migrators (animals who migrate) travel short distances, other go thousands of miles. Migrators travel by flying, swimming, walking, hopping, burrowing, or slithering. True migrators make a two-way trip each year from one place to an...Found on http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/glossary/
The regular movement of animals from one place to anothers, whether for reasons of climate, reproduction, or food.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20085
The movement of people between countries.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20140
- a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period) 2. [n] - (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule 3. [n] - the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding 4. [n] -...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=migration
the movement of people into and out of a particular territory
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(CONTROL SYSTEMS GLOSSARY) When manufacturers produce new products they usually provide a migration path whereby their existing clients can upgrade their systems without total replacement. Rival manufacturers also provide migration paths away from the systems of others' in order to gain market share.Found on http://www.instrument-net.co.uk/control_systemglossary.html
The movement of telephone numbers from one range (often a non-specified range) to another (specified) range.
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The movement of an animal from one region to another, usually when the seasons change. With birds, this usually involves the movement of a species between a breeding area and a wintering ground that might be a long way apart.
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(1) The (usually intramolecular) transfer of an atom or group during the course of a molecular rearrangement. (2) The movement of a bond to a new position, within the same molecular entity, is known as 'bond migration'. Allylic rearrangements, e.g., RCH=CHCH2
exemplify both types of migration.Found on http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/gtpoc/M.html
The movement of one or more of the components of a pressure-sensitive adhesive to either a substrate or face material; the movement of one or more of the components of either or both the face material and the substrate into the adhesive and ink.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
Spreading or creeping of a constituent of a compound onto/into adjacent surfaces. See bleeding. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20933
The movement of individuals, and commonly whole populations from one region to another. Found on http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/Townsend/Glossary/GlossaryM.html
[ Latin migratio
: confer French migration
.] The act of migrating. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/M/65
1. Passing from one part to another, said of certain morbid processes or symptoms. ... Synonym: diapedesis. ... 3. Movement of a tooth or teeth out of normal position. ... 4. Movement of molecules during electrophoresis. ... Origin: L. Migro, pp. -atus, to move from place to place ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
the movement of persons from one country or locality to anotherFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=migration
• (n.) The act of migrating.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/migration/
(from the article `chromatography`) ...into the system in a confined region or narrow zone (the origin), whereupon the different species are transported at different rates in the ... ...sieving can also be important applications of gels; in this case the pore dimensions of the gel are comparable to the dimensions of the ... [2 relate...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/m/89
(from the article `petroleum`) Accumulations of petroleum are usually found in relatively coarse-grained, permeable, and porous sedimentary reservoir rocks that contain little, if ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/m/89
(from the article `boreal forest`) ...as far south as 30° N latitude by the continental glaciers of Europe, Asia, and North America and by the hyperarid and extremely cold environments ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/m/89
in ethology, the regular, usually seasonal, movement of all or part of an animal population to and from a given area. Familiar migrants include many ... [35 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/m/89
migration 1. Movement of human populations from one area to another, usually resulting in cultural contact. 2. The act or process of moving from one region or country to another. 3. A group of birds, fish, or other animals that are moving together from one region or country to another for feeding or breeding purposes. 4. A group of people migrat...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1310/
The permanent relocation of people from one country to another. See emigration, immigration.Found on http://www-personal.umich.edu/~alandear/glossary/m.html
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