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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
            • Once Jack decided to motorize his paper delivery route, he found he could reach far more subscribers.
            • And, in Germany, DHL launched an experimental drone delivery service called “parcelcopter” in December 2013, carrying small parcels to the small island of Juist (population 2,000)
            • In one study, amphiphilic polyallylamine polymeric micelles were shown to facilitate moderate levels of siRNA delivery to intestinal cells in vitro[21 ].
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Jones was a submariner and could often confuse a batter with his unorthodox delivery.
            • 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.
        • 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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