Shipping vs Nonshipping - What's the difference?

shipping | nonshipping |

As a noun shipping

is the transportation of goods.

As a verb shipping

is .

As an adjective nonshipping is

not of or pertaining to shipping.

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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 .


  • nonshipping



  • Not of or pertaining to shipping.
  • * 1992 , René De La Pedraja Tomán, The rise and decline of U.S. merchant shipping in the twentieth century
  • Turman had established a subsidiary company to engage in nonshipping activities in 1962...