delivery delivery  /dɪ ˈlɪ və ri/


  1. (n) the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
  2. (n) the event of giving birth
  3. (n) your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
  4. (n) the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
  5. (n) (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
  6. (n) recovery or preservation from loss or danger
  7. (n) the act of delivering a child


  1. Another delivery system, the inhaler, is getting a second look.
  2. In sharp contrast to the joyful, noise of the usual delivery room, there are also few experiences as dreaded by physicians as a quiet delivery room.
  3. The light anesthesia used during delivery was better controlled and adjusted.


  1. Pizza delivery man hospitalized after robbery attempt

    A pizza delivery man was held at gun point during a robbery attempt Friday morning in north Toledo.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC 24 Toledo

  2. Pizza delivery driver shot, injured

    A pizza delivery driver remained hospitalized today after being shot in the left arm.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Toledo Blade

  3. Delivery driver says he was carrying gun when 5 tried to rob him

    A pizza delivery driver said it was one against five when a group of teens tried to rob him in Charlotte. "I knew that in all my years I've been doing my delivery service that something wasn't right," said driver Robby Wells. Wells said he had a bad feeling from the start, when a pizza order was called into Hungry Howie's last week. What do you think about this story? Join the conversation on ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte


  1. "These advances now give us a foothold in the digital age," said Patric Verrone, president of the West Coast guild. "Rather than being shut out of the future of content creation and delivery, writers will lead the way as television migrates...
    on Aug 26, 2006 By: Patric Verrone Source: Leading The Charge

  2. However ET host Mary Hart said its story was sourced from someone "inside the delivery room (who) tells us, yes, the babies were born and, yes, mother and babies are fine".
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Mary Hart Source: The Australian

  3. "Cigarettes are finely tuned drug delivery devices, designed to perpetuate a tobacco pandemic," said Howard Koh, an associate dean for public health practice who worked on the analysis. "Yet precise information about these products remains...
    on Aug 29, 2006 By: Howard Koh Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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