Definitions of shipping

n the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials

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

n conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry

cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vessels
Type of:
conveyance, transport
something that serves as a means of transportation

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