Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

The act of shipping, or that which is shipped.

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Usage examples "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", 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", J. Macdonald Oxley.
  3. Is there any money shipment in sight? - "The Black Star Passes", John W Campbell.