Crossword clues for shipping
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ship \Ship\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Shipping.]
To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water.
The timber was . . . shipped in the bay of Attalia, from whence it was by sea transported to Pelusium.
By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.
Hence, to send away; to get rid of. [Colloq.]
To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.
To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
Shipping \Ship"ping\, n.
The act of one who, or of that which, ships; as, the shipping of flour to Liverpool.
The collective body of ships in one place, or belonging to one port, country, etc.; vessels, generally; tonnage.
Navigation. ``God send 'em good shipping.''
Shipping articles, articles of agreement between the captain of a vessel and the seamen on board, in respect to the amount of wages, length of time for which they are shipping, etc.
To take shipping, to embark; to take ship. [Obs.]
--John vi. 2
Shipping \Ship"ping\, a.
Relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns.
Relating to, or concerned in, the forwarding of goods; as, a shipping clerk.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, "a ship," from ship (n.). Meaning "act of sending (freight) by a ship, etc." is from late 15c. As "ships generally or collectively" from 1590s.
Etymology 1 n. The transportation of goods. Etymology 2
vb. (present participle of ship English)
Shipping, initially derived from the word relationship, is the desire by fans for two or more people, either real-life people or fictional characters, to be in a relationship, romantic or otherwise. It is considered a general term for fans' emotional involvement with the ongoing development of a relationship in a work of fiction. Shipping often takes the form of creative works, including fanfiction and fan art, most often published on the internet.
Shipping may refer to:
- Shipping, transporting cargo by any means
- Shipping line, a business that operates ships that it may or may not own
- Shipping portal, a web-based point of access to multiple shipping lines' booking, tracking & communication systems
- Ship transport, transporting people and cargo by ship
- Shipping (fandom), an interest in or emotional response to fictional romance
- The Shipment (Star Trek: Enterprise), a Star Trek: Enterprise television episode from season three
- The Shipment (film), a 2001 movie about a mob enforcer who is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry
Usage examples of "shipping".
Tavoulareas, who was incensed by an investigative article alleging that he had helped his son win millions of dollars in Mobil shipping business.
U-boats and light surface vessels tried to attack, though with little success, but sea mines, which were mostly laid by aircraft, took a serious toll of Allied shipping and delayed our build-up.
Marburg antiserum and the problems involved in shipping it to Vector, even though his own directorate had played almost no role.
In your shopping arround by mail, it is best to request their shipping charges and add that in when compairing to local prices.
Carla was already angling her head so she could read the destination on the shipping form.
There are few places, except in the environs of Mossamedes, to the south of Angola, that the shipping of blacks can now be made with any chance of success.
You know it, I know it, and whenever Survey gets around to releasing its new astrography report, every major shipping line will know it.
That is a great crowd of shipping lies at tha Nore and balow Grevesand.
Danish barkentine that sank in a storm in the early twenties, blocking the harbor, paralyzing shipping traffic for months.
He would lose the linoleum shop, and they would put him to work in some menial office job at the mill, or in the brokerage, or perhaps even in the shipping office of one of their many small businesses.
The Extractor selects and draws usable non-organics from the Alpha Centauri star system, and collects, converts and channels the product into its teleport shipping facility for point-to-point spunnel transfer to the Collector.
March, the Greek shipping magnate Cornelius Kopassus suffered a fatal heart attack in his sleep.
Simon Stevens, the shipping magnate, was seized by men wearing State police uniforms not more than an hour or so ago?
The Porticus Aemilia in the Port of Rome was a very long building which housed firms and agents dealing with shipping, import and export.
Pavrati, when we finally got a reply from them, said that taking goods aboard outbound and carrying them on the long legs of the circuit would result in storage charges in addition to shipping charges, whereas we had prepaid only base shipping from Sabine to Belinta.