Definitions for shippingˈʃɪp ɪŋ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act or business of a person or thing that ships goods.
a number of ships, esp. merchant ships, taken as a whole; tonnage.
Category: Nautical, Navy
Origin of shipping:
transportation, shipping, transport(noun)
the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
shipping, cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vessels(noun)
conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the amount you pay for sending products somewhere
It costs $29.99 plus shipping.
the industry of sending goods by ship
an Asian shipping operation
The transportation of goods.
The body of ships belonging to one nation, port or industry.
Passage or transport on a ship.
The cost of sending an item or package via postal services.
relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns
relating to, or concerned in, the forwarding of goods; as, a shipping clerk
the act of one who, or of that which, ships; as, the shipping of flour to Liverpool
the collective body of ships in one place, or belonging to one port, country, etc.; vessels, generally; tonnage
Freight transport is the physical process of transporting commodities and merchandise goods and cargo. The term shipping originally referred to transport by sea, but is extended in American English to refer to transport by land or air as well. "Logistics", a term borrowed from the military environment, is also fashionably used in the same sense.
Translations for shipping
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
ships taken as a whole
The harbour was full of shipping.
- frota mercantePortuguese (BR)
- der SchiffbestandGerman
- محموله كشتيFarsi
- पोत परिवहन, नौ परिवहनHindi
- hajók; hajózás; szállításHungarian
- flote; kuģiLatvian
- skip(sfart), sjøfartNorwegian
- statki, okrętyPolish
- محموله كشتيPersian
- د بیړی محمولهPashto
- frota mercantePortuguese
- суда, морской флотRussian
- sjöfart, skepp, fartygSwedish
- 船舶總稱Chinese (Trad.)
- судна, торговельний флотUkrainian
- جہاز بحیثیت مجموعیUrdu
- tàu thuyềnVietnamese
- 船舶（总称）Chinese (Simp.)
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