Mis-delivery



[dih-liv-uh-ree] /dɪˈlɪv ə ri/

noun, plural deliveries.
1.
the carrying and turning over of letters, goods, etc., to a designated recipient or recipients.
2.
a giving up or handing over; surrender.
3.
the utterance or enunciation of words.
4.
vocal and bodily behavior during the presentation of a speech:
a speaker’s fine delivery.
5.
the act or manner of giving or sending forth:
the pitcher’s fine delivery of the ball.
6.
the state of being of or giving birth to a child; parturition.
7.
something :
The delivery is late today.
8.
Commerce. a shipment of goods from the seller to the buyer.
9.
Law. a formal act performed to make a transfer of property legally effective:
a delivery of deed.
10.
Printing.. Also called delivery end. the part of a printing press where the paper emerges in printed form.
11.
Archaic. release or rescue; liberation; .
/dɪˈlɪvərɪ/
noun (pl) -eries
1.

2.
the act of giving birth to a child: she had an easy delivery
3.
manner or style of utterance, esp in public speaking or recitation: the chairman had a clear delivery
4.
the act of giving or transferring or the state of being given or transferred
5.
the act of rescuing or state of being rescued; liberation
6.
(sport)

7.
an actual or symbolic handing over of property, a deed, etc
8.
the discharge rate of a compressor or pump
9.
(in South Africa) the supply of basic services to communities deprived under apartheid
n.

early 15c., “action of handing over to another,” from Anglo-French delivrée, noun use of fem. past participle of Old French délivrer (see deliver). Childbirth sense is attested from 1570s. Of speech, from 1580s. Of a blow, throw of a ball, etc., from 1702.

delivery de·liv·er·y (dĭ-lĭv’ə-rē, -lĭv’rē)
n.
The expulsion or extraction of a child and the fetal membranes through the birth canal into the external world.

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