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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·liv·ery /dɪˈlɪv(ə)ri, di-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·liv·ery /dɪˈlɪv(ə)rɪ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·liv·er·y, n.; pl. Deliveries
 1. The act of delivering from restraint; rescue; release; liberation; as, the delivery of a captive from his dungeon.
 2. The act of delivering up or over; surrender; transfer of the body or substance of a thing; distribution; as, the delivery of a fort, of hostages, of a criminal, of goods, of letters.
 3. The act or style of utterance; manner of speaking; as, a good delivery; a clear delivery.
 4. The act of giving birth; parturition; the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes.
 5. The act of exerting one's strength or limbs.
    Neater limbs and freer delivery.   --Sir H. Wotton.
 6. The act or manner of delivering a ball; as, the pitcher has a swift delivery.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or
           mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news" [syn: bringing]
      2: the event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery"
      3: 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" [syn: manner of speaking, speech]
      4: the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession)
         from one party to another [syn: livery, legal transfer]
      5: (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a
         batter [syn: pitch]
      6: recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the
         deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of
         lives" [syn: rescue, deliverance, saving]
      7: the act of delivering a child [syn: obstetrical delivery]