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Definition of Shipping

Shipping

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

Shipping Quotations

You don't need to know this - but here goes: due to some acquired infantilism, I feel compelled to fall asleep listening to the radio. On a good night, I'll push the frail barque of my psyche off into the waters of Lethe accompanied by the midnight newsreader - on a bad one, it's the shipping forecast.
Will Self

If you asked an 18-year-old what they want to do with their life, and the options are 'Transformers' or Lars von Trier, he's probably shipping out for 'Transformers.' If you ask a 26-year-old what he wants to do, 'Transformers' or Lars von Trier, he'd probably pick Lars von Trier. So, my sensibilities are changing as I change.
Shia LaBeouf

The common intuition is that e-books should be cheap because they aren't physical - no printing, no shipping.
Virginia Postrel

There are few industries as defiantly opaque as shipping. Even offshore bankers have not developed a system as intricately elusive as the flag of convenience, under which ships can fly the flag of a state that has nothing to do with its owner, cargo, crew, or route.
Rose George

My publisher's been shipping me to comic-cons, and it seems that my readership overlaps perfectly with the comic-con crowd.
Chuck Palahniuk
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Shipping Translations

shipping in German is Versendung, versand, verschiffend, Versandt
shipping in Spanish is embarque
shipping in Swedish is frakt
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