'Shipment' definitions:

Definition of 'shipment'

(from WordNet)
Goods carried by a large vehicle [syn: cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment]
The act of sending off something [syn: dispatch, despatch, shipment]

Definition of 'Shipment'

  • 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. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. That which is shipped. [1913 Webster]
  • The question is, whether the share of M. in the shipment is exempted from condemnation by reason of his neutral domicle. --Story. [1913 Webster]