Examples of shipment in a Sentence
We sent out another shipment of books.
My order was delivered in two shipments.
This box is ready for shipment.
Recent Examples of shipment from the Web
Besides the usual supplies, the 6,000-pound shipment includes mice and flies for research, a new kind of roll-up solar panel and a neutron star detector.
Authorities believe the spider was transported through a shipment of produce or plants.
The bill’s proponents also claim that expensive shipments of uni have spoiled while awaiting inspection in hot warehouses—
Boeing is looking to step up shipments of the fastest-selling plane in company history after briefly suspending flights last month because of a potential manufacturing fault in the plane’s engines.
A shipment of Sonatas to Mr. DiFeo’s lot in St. Augustine would be bought up in a week or two.
Automakers tempered the U.S. auto market’s slowdown in May, with Memorial Day deal-making and discounted shipments to rental-car companies lending support to an industry running out of growth.
In Europe, most of the shipments out of Sabine Pass have landed in the southern regions of the continent, from the Iberian peninsula to Italy and Turkey.
On the other hand, Apple did sell a respectable number of Macs even as PC shipments continue to slide industry-wide, a boost likely helped by the release of new MacBook Airs and the MacBook Pro in March.
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First Known Use of shipment
SHIPMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shipment for English Language Learners
: a load of goods that are being sent to a customer, store, etc.
: the act of sending something to a customer, store, etc.
SHIPMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of shipment for Students
1 : the act of shipping The order is ready for shipment.
2 : a package or goods shipped
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