What does shipment mean?

Definitions for shipment
ˈʃɪp məntship·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment(noun)

    goods carried by a large vehicle

  2. dispatch, despatch, shipment(noun)

    the act of sending off something


  1. shipment(Noun)

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

    Etymology: ship + -ment

  2. shipment(Noun)

    the act of transporting goods

    Etymology: ship + -ment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shipment(noun)

    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. Shipment(noun)

    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  

How to pronounce shipment?

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How to say shipment in sign language?

  1. shipment


  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. 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.

  2. Nurlaila Nur Muhamad:

    The first Japan poultry shipment is now imminent, we have a chance at exporting to other countries, not only Japan ... The first choice is Asia.

  3. Charles Cohen:

    We're seeing, not just heroin, but other opioids – ranging from fentanyl to Carfentanil, Opana, and others – that are being shipped with great regularity; with the purchase happening in the dark web, the money transactions happen with a crypto-currency, and the shipment is being concealed, it makes it increasingly difficult for us to do those investigations.

  4. The Delta statement:

    Effective immediately, Delta will officially ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies worldwide as freight.

  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.

Images & Illustrations of shipment

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