Ships vs Shipping - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between ships and shipping

is that ships is while shipping is the transportation of goods.

As verbs the difference between ships and shipping

is that ships is (ship) while shipping is .

ships

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (ship)
  • 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.
  • * Shakespeare
  • God send 'em good shipping .
    Derived terms
    * shipping lane

    Etymology 2

    From .

    Verb

    (head)