from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or an instance of migrating.
- n. A group migrating together.
- n. Chemistry & Physics The movement of one atom or more from one position to another within a molecule.
- n. Chemistry & Physics The movement of ions between electrodes during electrolysis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An instance moving a place to live to another place for a while.
- n. Seasonal moving for animals, birds or fishes to breed or find a new home.
- n. Instance of changing a platform from an environment to another one.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of migrating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of migrating; change of residence or habitat; removal or transit from one locality or latitude to another, especially at a distance.
- n. A number of animals migrating together; the total of the individuals or species which perform any particular migration; also, the time or period occupied in migrating Change of place; removal.
- n. Residence in a foreign country; banishment.
- n. In phytogeography, the movement of plants from one area into another. According to F. E. Clements this is properly a narrower term than invasion. See invasion, 4.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding
- n. a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)
- n. the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
- n. (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule
Hence the descriptive phrase "migration or importation of persons"; the term migration allowing those who were scrupulous of acknowledging expressly a property in human beings, to view
One peculiar aspect of the migration is the change that occurs in the biological processes.
And there was this process of what they called migration, moving from Guantanamo, to Iraq, to Abu Ghraib.
Michael Silver, a vice president at research firm Gartner who studies personal computers, exclusively told FoxNews.com that many companies have what he calls "migration fatigue" and will skip Windows 8 entirely.
Also, the numbers you quote for migration of US citizens and international in migration is for the 10 year period dating from the last census (per same Wiki article you quote,) thus proving that, not only do you dispute actual facts, you can’t read.
It is observable here that the term migration is dropped when a tax or duty is mentioned, so that Congress have power to impose the tax only on those imported. [
The vulture is part of a long term migration study by biologists in Tel Aviv, who fitted it with the GPS device to monitor its movement.
So the net migration is from A to B, yet the citizens of A are on average much happier.
One problem with using net migration is that a country can have happy citizens who can make themselves happier by leaving.
I hope to specialize in migration issues in future and continue to connect with youth everywhere to take action for change.