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shipping

noun

Simple Definition of shipping

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

  • : a group of ships

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shipping

  1. 1a :  passage on a shipb :  shipsc :  the body of ships in one place or belonging to one port or country

  2. 2 :  the act or business of one that ships

Examples of shipping in a sentence

  1. The fruit was ready for shipping.

  2. They protected our shipping from submarines during wartime.



14th Century

First Known Use of shipping

14th century

Rhymes with shipping



SHIPPING Defined for Kids

shipping

noun ship·ping \ˈshi-piŋ\

Definition of shipping for Students

  1. 1 :  the act or business of a person who ships goods

  2. 2 :  a group of ships in one place or belonging to one port or country





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