Maritime vs Shipping - What's the difference?

maritime | shipping |

As an adjective maritime

is related to the sea or sailing.

As a noun shipping is

the transportation of goods.

As a verb shipping is




(en adjective)
  • Related to the sea or sailing.
  • I enjoy maritime activities such as yachting and deep sea diving.
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  • Bordering on the sea.
  • the maritime states.
  • Living near or in the sea.
  • maritime animals.
  • Of or relating to a mariner or sailor.
  • Derived terms

    * Maritime Alps * Maritime Provinces * Maritimes


    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) schipping, schyppynge, from (etyl) schippen, .


  • The transportation of goods.
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  • The body of ships belonging to one nation, port or industry.
  • Passage or transport on a ship.
  • The cost of sending an item or package via postal services.
  • Navigation.
  • * Shakespeare
  • God send 'em good shipping .
    Derived terms
    * shipping lane

    Etymology 2

    From .