Definitions for Shipping
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Shipping.
transportation, shipping, transportnoun
the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
shipping, cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vesselsnoun
conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from ship.
Before Cæsar’s invasion of this land, the Britons had not any shipping at all, other than their boats of twigs covered with hides. Walter Raleigh.
The numbers and courage of our men, with the strength of our shipping, have for many ages past made us a match for the greatest of our neighbours at land, and an overmatch for the strongest at sea. William Temple.
Fishes first to shipping did impart;
Their tail the rudder, and their head the prow. Dryden.
They took shipping and came to Capernaum, seeking for Jesus. Jo. vi. 24.
Shipping refers to the process of transporting goods, commodities, or parcels from one location to another. This can be done through various modes, such as via land (trucks, trains), air (planes), or sea (ships). The term not only covers the physical movement of products but also includes the related tasks such as packing, handling, storage, and customs procedures.
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
The numerical value of Shipping in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Shipping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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.
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.
The logging operation, the shipping of the logs to the mill, the shipping of the finished product, getting workers back on the job, it’s not like flipping a switch to bring those back online.
Governors are supposed to be doing a lot of this work, and they are doing a lot of this work. The federal government's not supposed to be out there buying vast amounts of items and then shipping. You know, we're not a shipping clerk, we'll help out, and we'll help out wherever we can.
The reefs are located near an important commercial shipping route, so there will be continued development to maintain the security of those shipping lanes.
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- Schifffahrt, VersandGerman
- kuljetus, laivaus, laivasto, laivakuljetus, laivamatkaFinnish
- loingeas, loingseoireachtIrish
- luingeasScottish Gaelic
- отправка, перевозка, доставкаRussian
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