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/ˈmīˌgrāt/,
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migrated, past participle; migrates, 3rd person singular present; migrating, present participle; migrated, past tense;
  1. (of an animal, typically a bird or fish) Move from one region or habitat to another, esp. regularly according to the seasons
    • - as autumn arrives, the birds migrate south
  2. (of a person) Move from one area or country to settle in another, esp. in search of work
    • - rural populations have migrated to urban areas
  3. Move from one specific part of something to another
    • - cells that can form pigment migrate beneath the skin
  4. Change or cause to change from using one system to another

  5. Transfer (programs or hardware) from one system to another


  1. move from one country or region to another and settle there; "Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century"; "This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries"
  2. move periodically or seasonally; "birds migrate in the Winter"; "The workers migrate to where the crops need harvesting"
  3. (migration) the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
  4. (migration) a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)
  5. (migration) the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding
  6. E=MC² (abbreviation of Emancipation=Mariah Carey²) is the eleventh studio album by American singer Mariah Carey. The album was released on April 15, 2008 in the United States. It debuted at number 1 on the U.S. ...
  7. (Migration (Agriculture)) Seasonal human migration is very common in agricultural cycles. It includes migrations such as moving sheep or cattle to higher elevations during summer to escape heat and find more forage. ...
  8. (Migration (album)) Migration is the third studio album by The Amboy Dukes. It was released in 1969 on Mainstream Records (stereo S/6118). On this album, Rusty Day replaced John Drake on vocals. The song "I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent" is a cover of the 1956 song by Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers.
  9. (Migration (birds)) Bird migration is the regular seasonal journey undertaken by many species of birds. Bird movements include those made in response to changes in food availability, habitat or weather. ...
  10. (Migration (chemistry)) A rearrangement reaction is a broad class of organic reactions where the carbon skeleton of a molecule is rearranged to give a structural isomer of the original molecule . Often a substituent moves from one atom to another atom in the same molecule. ...
  11. (Migration (human)) Human migration is physical movement by humans from one area to another, sometimes over long distances or in large groups. ...
  12. To relocate periodically from one region to another, usually according to the seasons; To change one's geographic pattern of habitation; To change habitations across a border; to move from one country or political region to another; To move slowly towards, usually in groups; : To move ...
  13. (migration) moving a place to live to another place for a while; seasonal moving for animals, birds or fishes to breed or find a new home; changing a platform from an environment to another one
  14. (Migrating) moving from one area of residence to another
  15. (Migrating) animals are those that move seasonally due to variations in weather or food availability. Examples are birds travelling south for the winter, or Wildebeest looking for fresh pastures.
  16. (MIGRATION) The movement of materials within a rubber product to the surface, from an area of high concentration to one of low concentration, or into another material to which it is laminated.
  17. (Migration) Movement of animals at different times of the year, usually for breeding or over-wintering
  18. (Migration) Spreading or creeping of a constituent of a compound onto/into adjacent surfaces. See bleeding.
  19. (Migration) act of moving records from one system to another, while maintaining the records authenticity, integrity, reliability and usability.
  20. The migration is the huge herds of 1–1.5 million wildebeest (the number varies, depending on how well the wildebeest are doing) and a few hundred thousand zebras in the Serengeti–Masai Mara ecosystem on the Tanzanian–Kenyan border. ...
  21. (migration) Preserving the integrity of digital images by transferring them across hardware and software configurations and across subsequent generations of computer technology as a means of preservation and access.
  22. (migration) Rejection of your body jewelry by your body. The jewelry is pushed outward as skin heals behind it.
  23. (MIGRATION) The movement of individuals into or out of a population.
  24. Migration is the process of moving from one operating environment to another operating environment. For example, moving from Windows NT Server to Windows 2000 Server would usually be considered a migration because it involves making sure that new features are exploited, old settings do not ...
  25. (Migration) An extended journey a bird makes from one place to another (for example, when a bird flies from its wintering areas in South America to its breeding area in North America.)