HyperDic: shipping

English > 2 senses of the word shipping:
NOUNactshipping, transportation, transportthe commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
artifactshipping, cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vesselsconveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
shipping > pronunciation
Soundsshih'pihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > shipping: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials.
Synonymstransportation, transport
Category ofoff-linenot on a regular route of a transportation system
on-line, onlineOn a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system
Part ofcommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Narrowerair transportation, air transporttransportation by air
express, expressagerapid transport of goods
ferry, ferryingtransport by boat or aircraft
freight, freightagetransporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
hauling, trucking, truckageThe activity of transporting goods by truck
navigationship traffic
Broadercommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Spanishembarque, transporte
Catalantransport
Verbsshiptransport commercially
English > shipping: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningconveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry.
Synonymscargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vessels
Broaderconveyance, transportSomething that serves as a means of transportation
Spanishmarina mercante
Catalanmarina mercant

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