Shifting vs Shipping - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between shifting and shipping

is that shifting is while shipping is .

As nouns the difference between shifting and shipping

is that shifting is a shift or change; a shifting movement while shipping is the transportation of goods.

shifting

English

Verb

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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A shift or change; a shifting movement.
  • * (Charles Lamb)
  • I remember the last time I saw Macbeth played, the discrepancy I felt at the changes of garment which he varied, the shiftings and reshiftings, like a Romish priest at mass.
  • * 1978 , Jack Vance, The View from Chickweed's Window
  • Then everyone moved at the same time — slight shiftings of the hands and feet, furtive easings of position.

    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’s 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

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