Definitions of shipping
  1. noun
    the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
    synonyms: transport, transportation
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    air transport, air transportation
    transportation by air
    ship traffic
    hauling, truckage, trucking
    the activity of transporting goods by truck
    freight, freightage
    transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
    express, expressage
    rapid transport of goods
    ferry, ferrying
    transport by boat or aircraft
    cartage, carting
    the work of taking something away in a cart or truck and disposing of it
    type of:
    business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise
    the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
  2. noun
    conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    synonyms: cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vessels
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    type of:
    conveyance, transport
    something that serves as a means of transportation
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