1 [U] placing of goods on a ship; transport of goods by any means 装船; 装运
*immediate shipment of the cargo 货物立即装运
* safe shipment by air 安全空运.
2 [C] items shipped; consignment 装载的货物; 运输的货物
*a shipment of grain for West Africa 运往西非的一批谷物.
n [U and C]
a load of goods sent by sea, road, or air, or the act of sending them
a shipment of grain
arms/oil/drug etc shipment
an illegal arms shipment
The goods are ready for shipment.
1. A large shipment of grain has just arrived. 一大批粮食刚运到。