Definition of Shipping. Meaning of Shipping. Synonyms of Shipping

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Definition of Shipping

Shipping
Ship Ship, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Shipping.] 1. To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water. The timber was . . . shipped in the bay of Attalia, from whence it was by sea transported to Pelusium. --Knolles. 2. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad. 3. Hence, to send away; to get rid of. [Colloq.] 4. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen. 5. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea. 6. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
Shipping
Shipping Ship"ping, a. 1. Relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns. 2. Relating to, or concerned in, the forwarding of goods; as, a shipping clerk.

Meaning of Shipping from wikipedia

- of transporting commodities and merchandise goods and cargo. The term shipping originally referred to transport by sea but in American English, it has...
- Drop shipping is a form of retail business wherein the seller accepts customer orders without keeping stock on hand. Instead, in a form of supply chain...
- used in modern domestic shipping within North America to describe the point at which a seller is no longer responsible for shipping costs. Ownership of a...
- The Shipping News is a novel by American author E. Annie Proulx and published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1993. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction...
- Several shipping lines are involved in intermodal freight transport as part of international trade. This is a list of the 30 largest container shipping companies...
- Shipping insurance is a service which may reimburse senders whose parcels are lost, stolen, and/or damaged in transit. In Canada and the US, shipping...
- Shipping is the transportation of cargo. Shipping may also refer to: Shipping line, a business that operates ships that it may or may not own Shipping...
- A shipping container is a container with strength suitable to withstand shipment, storage, and handling. Shipping containers range from large reusable...
- Shipping News was an American post-rock/post-hardcore band. The group formed in the fall of 1996 when members Jason Noble and Jeff Mueller, who were both...
- Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) is an international shipping line founded by Gianluigi Aponte in Italy in 1970, with headquarters in Switzerland...