Conveyance vs Shipping - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between conveyance and shipping

is that conveyance is an act or instance of conveying while shipping is the transportation of goods.

As verbs the difference between conveyance and shipping

is that conveyance is (legal|transitive) to transfer (the title) of an object from one person or group of persons to another while shipping is .

conveyance

English

Alternative forms

* conveyaunce

Noun

(en noun)
  • An act or instance of conveying.
  • #(lb) A manner of conveying one's thoughts, a style of communication.
  • #*1599 , (William Shakespeare), (Much Ado About Nothing) ,
  • #*:She told me, not thinking I had been myself, that I was the prince's jester, that I was duller than a great thaw; huddling jest upon jest with such impossible conveyance upon me, that I stood like a man at a mark, with a whole army shooting at me.
  • A means of transporting, especially a vehicle.
  • *
  • *:Athelstan Arundel walked home all the way, foaming and raging. No omnibus, cab, or conveyance ever built could contain a young man in such a rage. His mother lived at Pembridge Square, which is four good measured miles from Lincoln's Inn.
  • An instrument transferring title of an object from one person or group of persons to another.
  • Verb

    (conveyanc)
  • (legal) To transfer (the title) of an object from one person or group of persons to another.
  • shipping

    Etymology 1

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

    Noun

  • The transportation of goods.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=52, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The new masters and commanders , passage=From the ground, Colombo‚Äôs port does not look like much.
  • 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 .

    Verb

    (head)