Definition of Transshipment

1. Noun. The transfer from one conveyance to another for shipment.

Generic synonyms: Conveyance, Transfer, Transferral, Transport, Transportation
Derivative terms: Transship

Definition of Transshipment

1. n. The act of transshipping, or transferring, as goods, from one ship or conveyance to another.

Definition of Transshipment

1. Noun. (countable uncountable) The transfer of goods from one means of transport to another. ¹

2. Noun. (uncountable countable) The shipment of goods via an intermediate destination. ¹

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Definition of Transshipment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transshipment

transseptal fibres
transshipment (current term)
transshipment center
transsphenoidal adenomectomy
transstadial transmission
transsynaptic chromatolysis

Literary usage of Transshipment

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1. American Problems of Reconstruction: A National Symposium on the Economic by Elisha Michael Friedman (1918)
"Revival of transshipment in International Trade.—Finally, the opportunity for the creation of a great trade and transshipment center in New York may arise ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"... in the principal markets of the country whence the goods were imported, the cost of transportation, shipment and transshipment, with all the expenses ..."

3. Foreign trade and shipping by Erich Walter Zimmermann, W. C. Clark (1917)
"Today Hamburg is supreme in the transshipment trade with Russia and Scandinavia. ... The extent of London's transshipment trade can hardly be measured as a ..."

4. International Finance and Its Reorganization by Elisha Michael Friedman (1922)
"transshipment Trade An important element in the financial primacy of London is the huge volume of British foreign trade. The total trade of the United ..."

5. International Commerce and Reconstruction by Elisha M. Friedman (1920)
"(3) Reduction of the transshipment Business A splendid brief description of the changes of trade currents is given by a representative of WR ..."

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