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delivery

EN[dɪˈlɪv(ə)ɹi] [-ɪv(ə)ɹi]
WDelivery
  • Delivery may refer to:
  • Delivery, in childbirth
  • Delivery (commerce), of goods
  • Delivery (cricket), in cricket, a single action of bowling a cricket ball towards the batsman
  • Delivery (joke), of a joke
  • Deed ("delivery", in contract law), as in "signed, sealed & delivered"
  • Drug delivery
  • Pizza delivery
  • Power delivery
  • Delivery may also refer to:

    Definition of delivery in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdeliveriesPREdé-SUF-ery
    1. The act of conveying something.
      1. The delivery was completed by four.
      2. delivery of a nuclear missile to its target
    2. The item which has been conveyed.
      1. Your delivery is on the table.
    3. The act of giving birth.
      1. The delivery was painful.
    4. (baseball) A pitching motion.
      1. His delivery has a catch in it.
    5. (baseball) A thrown pitch.
      1. Here is the delivery; ... strike three!
    6. The manner of speaking.
      1. The actor's delivery was flawless.
    7. (medicine) administration of a drug.
      1. Drug delivery system.
    8. (cricket) A ball bowled.
      1. (curling) The process of throwing a stone.
        1. (genetics) Process of introducing foreign DNA into host cells.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The joint will hold tighter if you sink a wood screw through both boards.  The dog sank its teeth into the delivery man's leg. ‎
            • Ameobi skipped away down the left in the 39th minute and tried to pick out Shearer with a cross but his delivery was cut out by goalkeeper Jussi J...
            • eighty-six the lobster bisque - we won't have the lobster delivery until tomorrow.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • The switch triggers a microfurnace to heat up a strip of plastic which breaks after two seconds causing a clip to open; this releases a compressed spring which starts the delivery.
            • Jones was a submariner and could often confuse a batter with his unorthodox delivery.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Related Links:
          1. en deliveryman
          2. en deliverymen
          3. en deliverywoman
          4. en deliverywomen
          5. en delivery room
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Grammatically, this word "delivery" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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