What does the word shipment mean?

Usage examples for shipment

  1. Coal producers only store such coals as are least liable to ignite, and which will stand rehandling for shipment. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  2. Now, it chanced that in one of the warehouses was stored a quantity of powder awaiting shipment on the blockade- runner, and at the thought of this danger, Mr. Drummond, springing up in great alarm, thrust the bag into his desk, locked it up, and directing Mr. Hobart to remain in the office, hurried out, followed by the other three. – Terry's Trials and Triumphs by J. Macdonald Oxley
  3. Is there any money shipment in sight? – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell