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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shipment  \Ship"ment\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  shipping;  as  he  was  engaged  in  the 
  shipment  of  coal  for  London;  an  active  shipment  of  wheat 
  from  the  West. 
  2.  That  which  is  shipped. 
  The  question  is  whether  the  share  of  M.  in  the 
  shipment  is  exempted  from  condemnation  by  reason  of 
  his  neutral  domicle.  --Story. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  goods  carried  by  a  large  vehicle  [syn:  {cargo},  {lading},  {freight}, 
  {load},  {loading},  {payload},  {consignment}] 
  2:  the  act  of  sending  off  something  [syn:  {dispatch},  {despatch}] 

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