A document (that looks like a bill of lading) issued by a carrier that describes the goods to be transported and that details the shipping particulars. Waybills are issued by both air carriers (air waybills) and ship lines (sea waybills). They merely indicate that the stated goods were received by the carrier for transport, they do not convey title. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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waybill way‧bill [ˈweɪbɪl] noun [countable] TRANSPORT
a document stating the number of goods being carried on a ship, train, plane etc and the place they are going to:

• This air waybill can be issued only by the airline whose name appears on it.

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a document that shows the details of and instructions relating to goods that are being transported by a company: »

a sea/air waybill


He swiped a bar-code wand across the waybill, which showed the contents and destination of the shipment.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Waybill — Way bill , n. A list of passengers in a public vehicle, or of the baggage or gods transported by a common carrier on a land route. When the goods are transported by water, the list is called a bill of lading. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waybill — ► NOUN ▪ a list of passengers or goods being carried on a vehicle …   English terms dictionary

  • waybill — ☆ waybill [wā′bil΄] n. a paper giving a list of goods and shipping instructions, sent with the goods being shipped …   English World dictionary

  • Waybill — Admiralty law History …   Wikipedia

  • waybill — re·waybill; waybill; …   English syllables

  • waybill — /way bil /, n. 1. a list of goods sent by a common carrier, as a railroad, with shipping directions. 2. See air waybill. [1785 95; WAY1 + BILL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • waybill — 1) See consignment note 2) See air waybill …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • waybill — noun Date: 1821 a document prepared by the carrier of a shipment of goods that contains details of the shipment, route, and charges …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • waybill — noun a document that lists the final destination (and other details) of each part of a cargo …   Wiktionary

  • waybill — way|bill [ˈweıbıl] n a document sent with goods that says where the goods are to be delivered, how much they are worth, and how much they weigh …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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