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 but does not keep goods sold in stock. Instead, in a form of supply...
- A shipping line is a business that transports cargo aboard ships. Logistics: There are many different ways of moving cargo from port to port. Early shipping...
- 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, the U.S. National...
- The Shipping Forecast is a BBC Radio broadcast of weather reports and forecasts for the seas around the coasts of the British Isles. It is produced by...
- A shipping container is a container with strength suitable to withstand shipment, storage, and handling. Shipping containers range from large reusable...
- 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...
- Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd. was a South Korean integrated logistics and container transport company. Prior to its liquidation, Hanjin Shipping was South...
- An intermodal container, often called a shipping container, is a large standardized shipping container, designed and built for intermodal freight transport...
- Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) is a Swiss-Italian international shipping line. The company operates in all major ports of the world. As of...