What does shipping mean?

Definitions for shippingˈʃɪp ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shipping.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. transportation, shipping, transport(noun)

    the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials

  2. shipping, cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vessels(noun)

    conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry

Wiktionary

  1. shipping(Noun)

    The transportation of goods.

  2. shipping(Noun)

    The body of ships belonging to one nation, port or industry.

  3. shipping(Noun)

    Passage or transport on a ship.

  4. shipping(Noun)

    The cost of sending an item or package via postal services.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shipping

    of Ship

  2. Shipping(adj)

    relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns

  3. Shipping(adj)

    relating to, or concerned in, the forwarding of goods; as, a shipping clerk

  4. Shipping(noun)

    the act of one who, or of that which, ships; as, the shipping of flour to Liverpool

  5. Shipping(noun)

    the collective body of ships in one place, or belonging to one port, country, etc.; vessels, generally; tonnage

  6. Shipping(noun)

    navigation

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shipping in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shipping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wu Shicun:

    The reefs are located near an important commercial shipping route, so there will be continued development to maintain the security of those shipping lanes.

  2. International Group:

    COSCO Shipping Holdings believes this acquisition will enable both COSCO Shipping Lines and OOIL to realize synergies, enhance profitability and achieve sustainable growth in the long term.

  3. Bill Marler:

    Prosecutors took a risk and fortunately, the jury believed them, the jury saw this for what it was. The emails and documents told a story of a company that was more interested in shipping out products than products that were safe.

  4. Alan Dranow:

    We’re preparing Walmart Museum [ the door ] for shipping because you ca n’t just ship Walmart Museum on one of our trucks, we’ve got thousands of trucks but this is not something you just put on a truck that’s shipping packaged product. It has to be shipped from an art shipper.

  5. Harry Theochari:

    A dramatic reduction in the availability of debt finance in the London market means that shipping is increasingly turning to structured finance and private equity, This gives New York a distinct advantage, as it has the largest capital markets in the world and far greater access to private equity than any other global financial centre.

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