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delivery

1. Sport
a. the act or manner of bowling or throwing a ball
b. the ball so delivered
2. Law an actual or symbolic handing over of property, a deed, etc.
3. Engineering the discharge rate of a compressor or pump
4. (in South Africa) the supply of basic services to communities deprived under apartheid
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SkyTaxi of Wroclaw, Poland, took delivery of its first Boeing 767-200 converted freighter, with an option to lease a second freighter in 2019.
Since the late 1950s when it took delivery of its first 707, Air France has operated nearly every commercial airplane Boeing has produced.
Since easyJet took delivery of its first Airbus aircraft (an A319) in September 2003, the airline has taken delivery of an Airbus airliner every 16 days on average.
Air Arabia took delivery of the third aircraft on January 6 and the fourth on January 31, at the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France.
1 July 2010 - Oslo-listed offshore service provider Seadrill Ltd (OSL: SDRL) said Wednesday afternoon it took delivery of the new deepwater drillship West Gemini from the Samsung shipyard in South Korea, on budget and one day ahead of schedule.
Christine, 30 - dating England and Chelsea hero Frank Lampard - took delivery of the motor last week.
Summary: Afriqiyah Airways from Libya took delivery of its first medium range Airbus A319.
Asia recorded a 10 percent gain as it took delivery of $535 million worth of American-made agricultural machinery.
ANA took delivery of it first 767-300F in September 2002, and has two further on order for delivery by the end of January 2006.
Empire Recycling took delivery of its Fuchs 350 scrap handler in early 2004, after researching the machines, including making visits to other scrap yards that owned Fuchs models.
Bedlingtonshire secretary Frank Hanson says his club took delivery of four buggies in April and they have been booked out regularly all season.
Between November 2001 and January 2002, the teams took delivery of nearly identical--only the colors were different--Explorers and $10,000 in seed money from Ford.