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?

  1. Alex
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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. 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.

  2. Patrick Youssef:

    Doctors and nurses have been... weeks without new supplies, running water, and electricity, this medical shipment will inject new stocks, help patients.

  3. 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.

  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. Steve Warren:

    The DOD lab was working as part of a DOD effort to develop a field-based test to identify biological threats in the environment, out of an abundance of caution, DOD has stopped the shipment of this material from its labs pending completion of the investigation.

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