lading

noun
lad·​ing | \ ˈlā-diŋ How to pronounce lading (audio) \

Definition of lading

b : an act of bailing, dipping, or ladling

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Examples of lading in a Sentence

a bill of lading is a document issued by a carrier that lists goods being shipped and specifies the terms of their transport
Recent Examples on the Web According to bills of lading and other records provided to the San Antonio Express-News by officials at 23 food banks, CRE8AD8 delivered about 147,000 boxes total to food banks. Tom Orsborn, ExpressNews.com, "‘A lot of unmet needs’ — S.A. event planner is passed over for contract extension after food banks say he failed to deliver on $39M federal contract to feed the needy," 1 July 2020 As of today, CRE8AD8 had delivered about 123,000 boxes to food banks, according to bills of lading and other records provided by food banks in the seven states. Tom Orsborn, ExpressNews.com, "‘Promises not met’ — San Antonio event planner falls far short on food bank deliveries," 26 June 2020 The report, which is more than 200 pages long, includes copies of contracts between North Korean and Syrian companies as well as bills of lading indicating the types of materials shipped. Michael Schwirtz, Anchorage Daily News, "U.N. links North Korea to Syria’s chemical weapon program," 27 Feb. 2018 The report, which is more than 200 pages long, includes copies of contracts between North Korean and Syrian companies as well as bills of lading indicating the types of materials shipped. Michael Schwirtz, New York Times, "U.N. Links North Korea to Syria’s Chemical Weapons Program," 27 Feb. 2018 Those shipping goods to Ivanka’s businesses in America typically identified themselves on bills of lading before the Trump presidency. The Economist, "Not one to avoid a conflictHow Donald Trump is monetising his presidency," 20 July 2017

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First Known Use of lading

1500, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of lading was in 1500

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“Lading.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lading. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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