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Delivery

The tender and receipt of an actual commodity or financial instrument in settlement of a futures contract.

Delivery

The transfer of a security or an underlying asset to a buyer. The term is often used in options, forward, and futures contracts, in which payment and delivery are separated by a relatively long period of time. Most of the time, however, delivery does not occur, as most traders offset their positions with opposite contracts.

delivery

1. The transfer of a security to an investor's broker in order to satisfy an executed sell order. Delivery is required by the settlement date.
2. The transfer of a specified commodity in order to meet the requirements of a commodity contract that has been sold.

delivery

The transfer of possession from one person to another.Deeds and leases require delivery before they are effective. Delivery does not depend on manual transfer, but does depend on the intent of the parties. Deeds are delivered when placed within the possession or control of the grantee in such a manner that the grantor cannot regain possession or control.

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When every woman has an epidural and their doctors are trained in C-section, spontaneous delivery, and some vacuum extraction, but are not equipped to do forceps, then we must accept a higher C-section rate.
There does not appear to be a difference in the amount of blood loss or in transfusion rates between women who undergo manual extraction versus spontaneous delivery of the placenta.
Only 8 of the women in the no-rotation group (27%), compared with 24 in the rotation group (77%), experienced a spontaneous delivery, a significant difference.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Waiting 5 minutes to allow spontaneous delivery of the placenta after cesarean delivery reduces the risk of significant blood loss, compared with manual removal of the placenta, Dr.

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