Associations to the word «Delivery»


DELIVERY, noun. The act of conveying something.
DELIVERY, noun. The item which has been conveyed.
DELIVERY, noun. The act of giving birth
DELIVERY, noun. (baseball) A pitching motion.
DELIVERY, noun. (baseball) A thrown pitch.
DELIVERY, noun. The manner of speaking.
DELIVERY, noun. (medicine) administration of a drug
DELIVERY, noun. (cricket) A ball bowled.
DELIVERY, noun. (curling) The process of throwing a stone.
DELIVERY, noun. (genetics) Process of introducing foreign DNA into host cells.
DELIVERY ROOM, noun. (medicine) An operating theatre or similar room in a hospital or other medical facility, furnished with suitable equipment and staffed by physicians, surgeons, or other medical workers, for the purpose of assisting mothers with the births of their babies.

Dictionary definition

DELIVERY, noun. The act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news".
DELIVERY, noun. The event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery".
DELIVERY, noun. Your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech".
DELIVERY, noun. The voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another.
DELIVERY, noun. (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter.
DELIVERY, noun. Recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives".
DELIVERY, noun. The act of delivering a child.

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