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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
a manufacturing/shipping/publishing etc company
▪ I’m working for a printing company at the moment.
a shipping forecast (=a forecast about weather conditions at sea)
▪ According to the shipping forecast, strong winds can be expected later today.
shipping forecast
shipping lane
shipping lanes
▪ busy shipping lanes
steel/oil/shipping etc magnate
▪ a powerful media magnate
▪ With his help I arranged to invest some money in a shipping company called Clarrikers.
▪ He plays the shipping company boss Mr Jaeger: Male speaker He's only filming for two days.
▪ Nevertheless, in accordance with the regulations of the shipping company, they had all been obliged to buy return tickets.
▪ I telephoned him at the shipping company, but was told that he was not in the office.
▪ Many new shipping companies formed in the late 1800's were set up on the strength of the coal markets.
▪ The shipping company seemed to have most of the floor below that occupied by Ingard, Marshall and the board.
▪ Next step was London to work for a shipping company and to play rugby for Blackheath.
▪ More can be done to cut some of the regulatory burdens our shipping industry faces.
▪ As with the shipping industry, this is seen as a conflict of interest.
▪ Delays not only affect the profitability of the shipping industry, but also frequently determine the success of the underlying business ventures.
▪ Seacontrol represents the first time on-board maintenance software has been made commercially available to the shipping industry by a marine coatings supplier.
▪ The firm represents a large number of cargo shipping lines.
▪ Last year's highly successful event netted in the region of £600,000 for the fair's owners, the shipping line P&O;
▪ The shipping line believes the Seaforth facility is necessary to the maintenance of the line as an asset.
▪ And shipping lines are exploring the technique as a way of stripping paint and barnacles from hulls.
▪ Opposite An early Royal Mail shipping line poster.
▪ His background is with shipping, first in the yards at Rostock, then with the national shipping line.
▪ The programme of privatization involved the sale of the national airline, telecommunications company and shipping line to local and foreign investors.
▪ Inset Cooks were agents for all the major shipping lines.
▪ On August 1, the aircraft in which Ramsay was flying was shot down leading an attack against merchant shipping.
▪ He plays the shipping company boss Mr Jaeger: Male speaker He's only filming for two days.
▪ He realized he was due for shipping home to Blighty.
▪ Investment in coastal shipping yet again reveals how local the process of capital formation in transport was.
▪ It intends shipping production code for the first time this week, saying it has hundreds of orders.
▪ It is in discussions with two consortia led by Trafalgar House and the shipping and property group P&O;
▪ The shipping company seemed to have most of the floor below that occupied by Ingard, Marshall and the board.
▪ Unlike bananas, which continue to ripen after picking, pineapples have been previously transported under-ripe to withstand damage during shipping.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Ship \Ship\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Shipping.]

  1. 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.

  2. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.

  3. Hence, to send away; to get rid of. [Colloq.]

  4. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.

  5. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.

  6. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.


Shipping \Ship"ping\, n.

  1. The act of one who, or of that which, ships; as, the shipping of flour to Liverpool.

  2. The collective body of ships in one place, or belonging to one port, country, etc.; vessels, generally; tonnage.

  3. 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

  4. --Shak.


Shipping \Ship"ping\, a.

  1. Relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns.

  2. 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)

  1. n. the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials [syn: transportation, transport]

  2. conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry [syn: cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vessels]

  1. n. a vessel that carries passengers or freight

  2. [also: shipping, shipped]

  1. v. transport commercially [syn: transport, send]

  2. hire for work on a ship

  3. go on board [syn: embark] [ant: disembark]

  4. travel by ship

  5. place on board a ship; "ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel"

  6. [also: shipping, shipped]


See ship

Shipping (fandom)

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 (disambiguation)

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.