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noun [uncountable] shipping pronunciation in British English /ˈʃɪpɪŋ/
  1. 3
    ships and boats that are sailing

    rocks that are a danger to shipping

  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    4
    the desire among fans that fictional characters will get together in a romantic relationship

    Shipping can be seen in fanfiction and fan art of the imagined couplings.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/02/2015

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