Package vs Shipping - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between package and shipping

is that package is something which is packed, a parcel, a box, an envelope while shipping is the transportation of goods.

As verbs the difference between package and shipping

is that package is to pack or bundle something while shipping is .

package

Noun

  • Something which is packed, a parcel, a box, an envelope.
  • Something which consists of various components, such as a piece of computer software.
  • Did you test the software package to ensure completeness?
  • (label) A piece of software which has been prepared in such a way that it can be installed with a package manager.
  • The act of packing something.
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  • Something resembling a package.
  • A package holiday.
  • A football formation.
  • the "dime" defensive package
    For third and short, they're going to bring in their jumbo package.
  • (euphemistic, vulgar) The male genitalia.
  • A charge made for packing goods.
  • Verb

    (packag)
  • To pack or bundle something.
  • To travel on a package holiday.
  • References

    * English euphemisms

    shipping

    Etymology 1

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

    Noun

  • 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.
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  • God send 'em good shipping .
    Derived terms
    * shipping lane

    Etymology 2

    From .

    Verb

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