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delta
used in The Bourne Identity

2 meanings, 133 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
river delta
Definition
a typically triangular area with sand or soil where a river divides before entering a larger body of water
  • ...his vast plantation in the Mekong delta.
    Chapter 14 (92% in)
delta = where a river divides before entering a larger body of water
There are no more uses of "delta" flagged with this meaning in The Bourne Identity.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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2  —3 uses as in:
delta wing aircraft
Definition
the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet; or an object shaped like its capital form (like an equilateral triangle)
  • He was simply 'Delta' to me.
    Chapter 16 (89% in)
delta = 4th letter of the Greek alphabet (used as a designation)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • " 'Alpha, Bravo, Charlie ... Delta,' " said Bergeron pensively in English.
    Chapter 16 (89% in)
  • delta = 4th letter of the Greek alphabet
  • Alpha, Bravo, Cain, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot.
    Chapter 17 (27% in)
delta = 4th letter of the Greek alphabet
There are no more uses of "delta" flagged with this meaning in The Bourne Identity.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain!
    Chapter 35 (86% in)
  • ... Cain, Delta.
    Chapter 17 (27% in)
  • Delta, Cain.
    Chapter 17 (27% in)
  • Delta ... Cain.
    Chapter 17 (27% in)
  • Delta is for Cain!
    Chapter 17 (27% in)
  • Alpha, Bravo, Cain ... Delta.
    Chapter 17 (43% in)
  • Delta ... Cain!
    Chapter 17 (43% in)
  • Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 17 (43% in)
  • Alpha, Bravo, Cain, Delta ... Cain is for Charlie, and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 17 (77% in)
  • Alpha, Bravo, Cain, Delta ... Cain is for Charlie, and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 17 (77% in)
  • Delta, Charlie ... Cain.
    Chapter 20 (67% in)
  • Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta.
    Chapter 21 (22% in)
  • ... Delta is for Charlie and Charlie is for Cain.
    Chapter 21 (22% in)
  • Delta's," said the senator.
    Chapter 22 (37% in)
  • Outside of this room, Delta's the only one who knows about Seventy-first Street.
    Chapter 22 (42% in)
  • Delta's conduct in the field was continuously and overtly hostile to command.
    Chapter 22 (55% in)
  • It's not easy for me; I worked with Delta in half a dozen sectors, was stationed with him in Phnom Penh before Medusa was even a gleam in the Monk's eye.
    Chapter 22 (62% in)
  • He's not Delta anymore.
    Chapter 22 (71% in)
  • Delta would consider it the perfect solution.
    Chapter 22 (79% in)
  • For whatever reasons, Delta's turned.
    Chapter 22 (84% in)
  • You don't bring in a man like Delta, and you don't take the risk that another government will.
    Chapter 22 (89% in)
  • "Not for Delta," said the agent.
    Chapter 22 (90% in)
  • He told me a strategy was in progress to reach Delta.
    Chapter 22 (94% in)
  • Delta was given a clear signal to come in.
    Chapter 22 (96% in)
  • We've used the name Delta so much-not even Bourne, but Delta-that I think we've forgotten.
    Chapter 22 (99% in)
  • We've used the name Delta so much-not even Bourne, but Delta-that I think we've forgotten.
    Chapter 22 (99% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie, and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 24 (69% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 28 (62% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 28 (**% in)
  • Delta to Almanac, Delta to Almanac.
    Chapter 29 (26% in)
  • Delta to Almanac, Delta to Almanac.
    Chapter 29 (26% in)
  • Almanac to Delta.
    Chapter 29 (27% in)
  • Delta to Almanac.
    Chapter 29 (27% in)
  • Delta out, equipment damaged.
    Chapter 29 (27% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 29 (50% in)
  • Delta?
    Chapter 30 (0% in)
  • Delta.
    Chapter 30 (1% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 30 (1% in)
  • Delta.
    Chapter 30 (1% in)
  • Delta.
    Chapter 30 (1% in)
  • Delta!
    Chapter 30 (1% in)
  • Alpha, Bravo, Cain, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot ... Medusa.
    Chapter 30 (1% in)
  • Paris is not Tam Quan, Delta.
    Chapter 30 (2% in)
  • You've done a remarkable job down here, Delta.
    Chapter 30 (4% in)
  • Delta?
    Chapter 30 (7% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 30 (7% in)
  • Words, Delta.
    Chapter 30 (15% in)
  • No talking, Delta.
    Chapter 30 (18% in)
  • I know you, Delta.
    Chapter 30 (20% in)
  • Now I hear Delta," said d'Anjou.
    Chapter 30 (31% in)
  • Delta!
    Chapter 30 (59% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain!
    Chapter 30 (61% in)
  • Where shall we go, Delta?
    Chapter 30 (66% in)
  • You have nothing to be concerned about, Delta.
    Chapter 30 (73% in)
  • Words from Medusa, Delta?
    Chapter 30 (78% in)
  • It was all Jason could do to control himself, curb himself from asking about Medusa, about Delta and Tam Quan; the winds in the night sky and the darkness and the explosions of light that blinded him whenever he heard the words.
    Chapter 30 (81% in)
  • Delta had made a lucrative agreement with the Americans.
    Chapter 30 (82% in)
  • Eleven years ago, the rumors out of Saigon were that the ice-cold Delta was the highest-paid Medusan of us all.
    Chapter 30 (83% in)
  • Come, Delta, I'm the one who's leaving.
    Chapter 30 (85% in)
  • Who else would he approach to play the role of Cain but the man from Medusa known as Delta?
    Chapter 30 (89% in)
  • Delta!
    Chapter 30 (91% in)
  • "Which leads us back," continued d'Anjou, "to the stories about Delta.
    Chapter 30 (93% in)
  • Don't you remember, Delta?
    Chapter 30 (99% in)
  • A man from Medusa called Delta agreed to become a lie named Cain.
    Chapter 31 (4% in)
  • " 'And Delta is for Cain,' " completed Jason.
    Chapter 31 (4% in)
  • You never mentioned Carlos; just Cain ... Delta.
    Chapter 31 (5% in)
  • Now, I gather we've got an agreement, but I don't remember what it is, except for crazy phrases like 'Get Carlos!' and 'Trap Carlos!' and something about Delta being Cain and Cain is supposed to replace Charlie and Charlie is really Carlos.
    Chapter 31 (19% in)
  • He also told me to relay the code words Delta, Cain and Medusa.
    Chapter 31 (38% in)
  • He was convinced; it was Delta.
    Chapter 31 (45% in)
  • The reference to Medusa was the proof, for it was a name no one would know but Delta.
    Chapter 31 (45% in)
  • There were such fragments found on Seventy-first Street, but the killer did not know it-Delta did not know it.
    Chapter 31 (50% in)
  • "An oversight," replied Conklin, pulling his mind back to the brutal enigma that was Delta-Cain.
    Chapter 31 (52% in)
  • Delta.
    Chapter 31 (54% in)
  • Webb gone, the Monk gone, the Yachtsman and his wife ... who could deny the instructions Delta received, since these four alone relayed instructions to him?
    Chapter 31 (58% in)
  • Who was Delta to question the Monk?
    Chapter 31 (59% in)
  • "No, not the Soviets," replied Conklin, aware that if Delta requested protection, there would be conversations between the two men.
    Chapter 31 (84% in)
  • Everything was in motion exactly the way Delta would expect it to be in motion.
    Chapter 31 (93% in)
  • Delta knew all this, and because he himself had destroyed Treadstone, he would appreciate the precautions, anticipate them, be alarmed if they were not there.
    Chapter 31 (96% in)
  • Conklin would give Delta the benefit of two minutes to say whatever came to his facile mind.
    Chapter 31 (99% in)
  • Delta was feigning the reactions of a man who knew nothing of the events on Seventy-first Street.
    Chapter 32 (9% in)
  • Delta!
    Chapter 32 (64% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 32 (64% in)
  • Why did the man from Treadstone use the name Delta rather than Cain?
    Chapter 32 (64% in)
  • Delta was no part of Treadstone; he had disappeared with Medusa.
    Chapter 32 (64% in)
  • ... Almanac to Delta!
    Chapter 32 (76% in)
  • No rules for Delta!
    Chapter 32 (90% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 33 (17% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 33 (95% in)
  • -Delta Jason dropped the note on the desk and walked over to the dead woman.
    Chapter 33 (99% in)
  • By signing the name Delta, he's telling me he knows.
    Chapter 34 (6% in)
  • By any other name, Cain will be dead, and Delta will die for what he's done.
    Chapter 34 (10% in)
  • Then they can give this Bourne, this Delta, whatever name they care to.
    Chapter 34 (11% in)
  • It was Delta, and France's Conseiller had cooperated with him.
    Chapter 34 (18% in)
  • And who placed so high in Paris would accommodate Delta?
    Chapter 34 (18% in)
  • Delta knew that.
    Chapter 34 (20% in)
  • And why had Delta deliberately used the name Washburn?
    Chapter 34 (20% in)
  • Delta was telling whatever was left of Treadstone that he was dealing from strength.
    Chapter 34 (21% in)
  • There had been a time when he would have let Delta fade; he had told him so twelve hours ago in a cemetery outside of Paris.
    Chapter 34 (22% in)
  • Only so much ... But Delta did not fade!
    Chapter 34 (23% in)
  • But Delta had been at the brownstone on Seventy-first Street.
    Chapter 34 (25% in)
  • It came from Medusa ... Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 34 (26% in)
  • Delta-Bourne became the Cain that was the decoy for Carlos.
    Chapter 34 (27% in)
  • We were friends once, David ... Delta.
    Chapter 34 (52% in)
  • We all lost, but only one of us became Delta.
    Chapter 34 (53% in)
  • You did, Delta.
    Chapter 34 (53% in)
  • BOURNE DELTA MEDUSA CAIN CARLOS TREADSTONE "What is this?" asked the secretary.
    Chapter 34 (67% in)
  • It was our Delta.
    Chapter 34 (98% in)
  • Delta might do that, not Cain!
    Chapter 35 (7% in)
  • You are not Delta, you are not you!
    Chapter 35 (7% in)
  • Medusa, Delta, Cain ... Treadstone!
    Chapter 35 (17% in)
  • Our main concern now-our only concern now-is to reach Delta.
    Chapter 35 (23% in)
  • If Delta's right, if Carlos has come after him and is in the street, the risk is too great.
    Chapter 35 (25% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain!
    Chapter 35 (36% in)
  • ... You are not Delta, you are not you!
    Chapter 35 (51% in)
  • Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 35 (62% in)
  • The end was the beginning: Cain was for Carlos and Delta was for Cain.
    Chapter 35 (69% in)
  • Only one agonizing question remained: who was Delta?
    Chapter 35 (69% in)
  • Almanac to Delta.
    Chapter 35 (74% in)
  • Almanac to Delta.
    Chapter 35 (74% in)
  • Cain is for Carlos and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 35 (74% in)
  • Your execution, Delta.
    Chapter 35 (81% in)
  • It's me, Delta.
    Chapter 35 (84% in)
  • I'm Delta!
    Chapter 35 (86% in)
  • 'Delta' was infamous and too many knew he was Webb.
    Chapter 35 (89% in)
  • He became Delta.
    Chapter 35 (91% in)
  • Delta was notorious by then.
    Chapter 35 (91% in)
  • Then Hanoi found out that Webb's younger brother was an army officer in Saigon, and having studied Delta-knowing the brothers were close-decided to mount a trap; they had nothing to lose.
    Chapter 35 (91% in)
  • Delta bit; along with the informer-a double agent-he formed a team of Medusans who knew the area and picked a night when no aircraft should have left the ground to fly north.
    Chapter 35 (92% in)
  • Delta executed him on the spot.
    Chapter 35 (92% in)

There are no more uses of "delta" in The Bourne Identity.

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