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shipping

noun

: the act or business of sending goods to people, stores, etc.

: a group of ships

Full Definition of SHIPPING

1
a :  passage on a ship
b :  ships
c :  the body of ships in one place or belonging to one port or country
2
:  the act or business of one that ships
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Examples of SHIPPING

  1. The fruit was ready for shipping.
  2. They protected our shipping from submarines during wartime.

First Known Use of SHIPPING

14th century

Rhymes with SHIPPING

SHIPPING Defined for Kids

shipping

noun ship·ping \ˈshi-piŋ\

Definition of SHIPPING for Kids

1
:  the act or business of a person who ships goods
2
:  a group of ships in one place or belonging to one port or country

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