What does handling mean?

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ˈhænd lɪŋhan·dling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. handling(noun)

    manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something

  2. handling, manipulation(noun)

    the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means

  3. treatment, handling(noun)

    the management of someone or something

    "the handling of prisoners"; "the treatment of water sewage"; "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Handling

    of Handle

    Etymology: [AS. handlung.]

  2. Handling(noun)

    a touching, controlling, managing, using, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands. See Handle, v. t

    Etymology: [AS. handlung.]

  3. Handling(verb)

    the mode of using the pencil or brush, etc.; style of touch

    Etymology: [AS. handlung.]

Editors Contribution

  1. handling

    Verb form of the word handle.

    The manual handling was easy, simple and efficient.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'handling' in Nouns Frequency: #2280

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How to say handling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of handling in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of handling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of handling in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    Every member of the House and Senate is going to do what he or she thinks is appropriate. I think, as I said, Speaker Pelosi is handling this appropriately.

  2. Carmela Stamper:

    People can get sick after handling contaminated dog food, not washing their hands, and then using their hands to eat a sandwich or a slice of pizza.

  3. President Joko Widodo:

    The problem regarding the Batang power plant has already been solved. Development will resume next month, i, myself, have been directly handling the problem.

  4. Debra Hamilton:

    I tell attorneys who are handling divorces, number one, ask if they have kids. Number two, ask if they have pets, these days pets are just as important as kids. Sometimes even more important.

  5. Kasia Sawicka:

    Logistically speaking, if you think of a rapidly spreading pandemic, having the ability to vaccinate a large number of people is really the only way we know to date how to deal with it. If you need to train emergency personnel, that presents a problem. What if we had a way to vaccinate people by just telling them to stick on a Band-Aid? because the payload can be delivered to areas where it’s needed rapidly— no special handling required— then applied to the skin by someone whose sophistication is limited to that of applying a Band-Aid… it becomes possible to address these major challenges that have long bedeviled the health care profession in delivering vaccines to underserved areas.

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