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delta
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Moby Dick
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  • His firm lips met like the lips of a vice; the Delta of his forehead’s veins swelled like overladen brooks; in his very sleep, his ringing cry ran through the vaulted hull, "Stern all! the White Whale spouts thick blood!"

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as in: river delta Define
a typically triangular area with sand or soil where a river divides before entering a larger body of water
as in: delta wing aircraft Define
the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet; or an object shaped like its capital form (like an equilateral triangle)
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