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ship·ment

 (shĭp′mənt)
n.
1. The act or an instance of shipping goods.
2. A quantity of goods or cargo that are shipped together.

shipment

(ˈʃɪpmənt)
n
1.
a. goods shipped together as part of the same lot: a shipment of grain.
b. (as modifier): a shipment schedule.
2. the act of shipping cargo

ship•ment

(ˈʃɪp mənt)

n.
1. an act or instance of shipping freight or cargo.
2. a quantity of freight or cargo shipped at one time.
3. something that is shipped.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shipment - goods carried by a large vehicleshipment - 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"
2.shipment - the act of sending off something
departure, going, going away, leaving - the act of departing
reshipment - the act of shipping again (especially by transferring to another ship)
Translations
إرسال البَضائِع بالسَّفينَهشَحْنَةشُحْنَة بالسَّفينَه
lodní nákladlodní přepravazásilka
sending
lähetys
pošiljka
hajóba rakáshajórakomány
farmursending
積み荷
선적
lodná prepravalodný náklad
pošiljkaprevoz
sändning
จำนวนสินค้าที่ขนส่งทางเรือ
deniz yoluyla gönderilen malgemiyle mal göndermeyükleme
hàng gửi

shipment

[ˈʃɪpmənt] N (= act) → transporte m, embarque m; (= load) → consignación f; (= quantity) → cargamento m, remesa f

shipment

[ˈʃɪpmənt] n
(= load) → cargaison f
(= sending) → expédition f

shipment

nSendung f; (of coal, grain, tractors)Transport m; (= transporting by sea)Verschiffung f; (= taking on board)Verladen nt

shipment

[ˈʃɪpmənt] n (act) → spedizione f; (quantity) → carico

ship

(ʃip) noun
1. a large boat. The ship sank and all the passengers and crew were drowned.
2. any of certain types of transport that fly. a spaceship.
verbpast tense, past participle shipped
to send or transport by ship. The books were shipped to Australia.
ˈshipment noun
1. a load of goods sent by sea. a shipment of wine from Portugal.
2. the sending of goods by sea.
ˈshipper noun
a person who arranges for goods to be shipped. a firm of shippers.
ˈshipping noun
ships taken as a whole. The harbour was full of shipping.
ˈship-broker noun
1. an agent whose job is to buy or sell ships.
2. an insurance agent for ships.
ˈshipbuilder noun
a person whose business is the construction of ships. a firm of shipbuilders.
ˈshipbuilding noun
ˈshipowner noun
a person or company that owns a ship or ships.
ˌshipˈshape adjective
in good order. She left everything shipshape in her room when she left.
ˈshipwreck noun
1. the accidental sinking or destruction of a ship. There were many shipwrecks on the rocky coast.
2. a wrecked ship. an old shipwreck on the shore.
verb
We were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa.
ˈshipyard noun
a place where ships are built or repaired.
ship water
(of a boat) to let water in over the side. The boat shipped water and nearly capsized.

shipment

شَحْنَة zásilka sending Ladung αποστολή envío, remesa lähetys envoi pošiljka spedizione 積み荷 선적 zending forsendelse wysyłka carregamento отгрузка sändning จำนวนสินค้าที่ขนส่งทางเรือ yükleme hàng gửi 装船
References in classic literature ?
The hair on my trunk was soft and thick and youthful, when I got it ready for shipment in Hamburg; it was baldheaded when it reached Heidelberg.
They are both in the employment of Harris & Sons, Moving and Shipment Company, Orange Master's Yard, Soho.
He always promised that it would be ready for the following week; after six months he announced the shipment of a case, and that was the end of it.
The embarkation, or shipment of my progenitors, whichever may be the proper expression, occurred in the height of the last general war, and, for a novelty, it occurred in an English ship.
I guess it's that shipment of explosives waiting down the river which has done most for you.
Billy was looking for it, for the reason that at the rear of the wagon walked two magnificent work-horses which he had picked up for shipment to Oakland.
All sorts of pleas for a reconsideration were made, but the packers were obdurate; and all the while they were reducing wages, and heading off shipments of cattle, and rushing in wagonloads of mattresses and cots.
I know his express shipments, when he can't buy 'm in the towns.
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Alternatively, the shipment may have originated from an unfriendly country; it moves in-transit from a friendly port to the U.