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Shipping meaning

shipping - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Ship
  2. 2. Relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns.
  3. 3. Relating to, or concerned in, the forwarding of goods; as, a shipping clerk.
  4. 4. The act of one who, or of that which, ships; as, the shipping of flour to Liverpool.
  5. 5. The collective body of ships in one place, or belonging to one port, country, etc.; vessels, generally; tonnage.
  6. 6. Navigation.
  7. 7. Ships collectively; transportation by ship.

shipping - examples of usage

  1. It is quite true that when I have paid off men before the shipping master, who had accounts to settle, I have told them to go down to the office and I would follow. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. They had made out our account of wages so that the amount of their account was taken off; but as soon as we came to the Shipping Office, the shipping master told the agent that it was not to be done in that way. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. There are three days allowed by the Merchant Shipping Act for settlement. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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