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Definitions for shipment
ˈʃɪp məntship·ment

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignmentnoun

    goods carried by a large vehicle

  2. dispatch, despatch, shipmentnoun

    the act of sending off something


  1. shipmentnoun

    a load of goods that is transported by any method (not just by ship)

    Etymology: ship + -ment

  2. shipmentnoun

    the act of transporting goods

    Etymology: ship + -ment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shipmentnoun

    the act or process of shipping; as, he was engaged in the shipment of coal for London; an active shipment of wheat from the West

  2. Shipmentnoun

    that which is shipped

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. shipment

    The act of shipping goods, or any other thing, on board a ship or vessel.

Editors Contribution

  1. shipment

    To transport or ship goods.

    The shipment was simple and cost effective.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 17, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shipment in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shipment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of shipment in a Sentence

  1. Bob Pease:

    However, when it comes time to reopen, the Brewers Association is ready to stand behind state guilds and members as they fight to make coronavirus-prompted regulate easements a permanent fixture of the industry. Themost impactfulalleviationhas beendirect-to-consumer delivery, with some statesfast-trackingpermit approvals and othersreleasing the requirementaltogether.In an April survey ofitsmembers, the Brewers Association found that over 50 percent of members found that the most helpful policy changes centered around market access, meaninggreater to-go, deliveryand direct-to-consumer rights. Eight states allowed the direct shipment of beer and winepre-coronavirus : Delaware, Massachusetts, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont and Virginia.The remaining states only alloweddirect wine shipments. We dont agree with that, because you know, weve seenhow the wine industry has been able to do thatforover 20 years, and theyve achieved near-universal direct to consumer shipping rights around the country.

  2. Sabri Teweila:

    Before the dollar crisis, we used to pay for the cost of raw materials by writing letters of credit ... We would then import the materials and pay the rest of the money after the shipment is received, now, it's obligatory to pay the entire cost before shipment. The economic crisis negatively affected agreements with foreign countries.

  3. Yuraima Bacher:

    Can you believe it? It's been two weeks [since the last shipment]. Things have been slow since early January, and it's been the same thing so far this month.

  4. Customs Department Director-General Somchai Sujjapongse:

    After these two consecutive big busts ... the transnational crime networks must realize it is getting increasingly difficult to send their shipment past Thailand, but I think they will try to come up with the more complicated means, so we will have already prepared the measures to (tackle the issue).

  5. Elon Musk:

    This quarter, as with Q3, shipment of higher priced Model 3 variants (this time to Europe and Asia) will hopefully allow us, with great difficulty, effort and some luck, to target a tiny profit.

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