lading


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lad·ing

 (lā′dĭng)
n.
1. The act of loading.
2. Cargo; freight.

lading

(ˈleɪdɪŋ)
n
a load; cargo; freight

lad•ing

(ˈleɪ dɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of loading cargo, freight, or the like.
2. load; cargo.
[1490–1500]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lading - goods carried by a large vehiclelading - goods carried by a large vehicle  
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
Translations

lading

[ˈleɪdɪŋ] Ncargamento m, flete m
bill of ladingconocimiento m de embarque

lading

n (= act)Verladen nt; (= cargo)Ladung f
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They all swore, "they knew no more than myself;" but said, "that the captain" (as they called him) "was resolved, after they had sold the lading, to get rid of me in the first place where they could discover land.
The echoes of the great hammer where roof or keel were a-making, the signal-shouts of the workmen, the roar of the furnace, the thunder and plash of the engine, were a sublime music to him; the felling and lading of timber, and the huge trunk vibrating star-like in the distance along the highway, the crane at work on the wharf, the piled-up produce in warehouses, the precision and variety of muscular effort wherever exact work had to be turned out,--all these sights of his youth had acted on him as poetry without the aid of the poets.
Off to the right, under another lantern, he could make out the Resident Commissioner's clerk and the Makambo's super-cargo heatedly discussing some error in the bill of lading.
Admire a small ship, but put your freight in a large one; for the greater the lading, the greater will be your piled gain, if only the winds will keep back their harmful gales.
with which you may sweep or pave the streets, and split your kindlings, and the teamster shelter himself and his lading against sun, wind, and rain behind it -- and the trader, as a Concord trader once did, hang it up by his door for a sign when he commences business, until at last his oldest customer cannot tell surely whether it be animal, vegetable, or mineral, and yet it shall be as pure as a snowflake, and if it be put into a pot and boiled, will come out an excellent dun-fish for a Saturday's dinner.
Duplicate Bills of Lading, sir," answered the clerk, placing the documents on his ma ster's table.
The surgeon represented the case so affectionately to me that I yielded, and we took them both on board, with all their goods, except eleven hogsheads of sugar, which could not be removed or come at; and as the youth had a bill of lading for them, I made his commander sign a writing, obliging himself to go, as soon as he came to Bristol, to one Mr.
Protocol to Amend the International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law Relating to Bills of Lading, February 23, 1968 [hereinafter Visby Rules], reprinted in TETLEY, supra note 20, at 1133 app.
The bill of lading is "unclean" (it includes comments relating to damage, or other deficiencies in the goods).
It recently began offering its customers the ability to print bills of lading in their office via a new application that allows customers to receive bills as e-mail via the Internet.
He has about 500 items in his collection, including bank checks, letters, bills of lading, stock certificates, bonds, railroad paperwork, Western Union telegraphs, mining claims and even a bill from the Pinkerton Detective Agency.
In addition, it is possible to purchase a value-declared bill of lading where the limit of liability is the actual value marked on it.