[syn: dispatch, despatch, shipment]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Shipment \Ship"ment\, n.
1. The act or process of shipping; as, he was engaged in the
shipment of coal for London; an active shipment of wheat
from the West.
2. That which is shipped.
The question is, whether the share of M. in the
shipment is exempted from condemnation by reason of
his neutral domicle. --Story.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: goods carried by a large vehicle [syn: cargo, lading,
freight, load, loading, payload, shipment,
2: the act of sending off something [syn: dispatch,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
43 Moby Thesaurus words for "shipment":
air express, airfreight, airlift, asportation, baggage, bearing,
cargo, carriage, carry, carrying, cartage, consignment, conveyance,
drayage, expressage, ferriage, freight, freightage, goods, haulage,
hauling, impedimenta, lading, lighterage, load, luggage, lugging,
pack, packing, payload, portage, porterage, railway express,
shipping, telpherage, toting, transport, transportation,
transshipment, truckage, waft, waftage, wagonage