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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ship v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shipped p. pr. & vb. n. Shipping.]
 1. To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water.
    The timber was . . . shipped in the bay of Attalia, from whence it was by sea transported to Pelusium.   --Knolles.
 2. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.
 3. Hence, to send away; to get rid of. [Colloq.]
 4. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.
 5. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
 6. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ship·ping a.
 1. Relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns.
 2. Relating to, or concerned in, the forwarding of goods; as, a shipping clerk.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ship·ping, n.
 1. The act of one who, or of that which, ships; as, the shipping of flour to Liverpool.
 2. The collective body of ships in one place, or belonging to one port, country, etc.; vessels, generally; tonnage.
 3. Navigation. “God send 'em good shipping.”
 Shipping articles, articles of agreement between the captain of a vessel and the seamen on board, in respect to the amount of wages, length of time for which they are shipping, etc. --Bouvier.
 To take shipping, to embark; to take ship. [Obs.] --John vi. 24. --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a vessel that carries passengers or freight
      v 1: transport commercially [syn: transport, send]
      2: hire for work on a ship
      3: go on board [syn: embark] [ant: disembark]
      4: travel by ship
      5: place on board a ship; "ship the cargo in the hold of the
      [also: shipping, shipped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and
           materials [syn: transportation, transport]
      2: conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or
         industry [syn: cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See ship