What does handling mean?

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ˈhænd lɪŋhan·dling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. handlingnoun

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

  2. handling, manipulationnoun

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

  3. treatment, handlingnoun

    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

  2. Handlingnoun

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

  3. Handlingverb

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

  4. Etymology: [AS. handlung.]

Editors Contribution

  1. handlingverb

    Verb form of the word handle.

    The manual handling was easy, simple and efficient.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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. Kurt Kovarik:

    Granting favors to refiners that aren't really facing an economic hardship is just one of the multiple problems with EPA's handling of small refinery exemptions, the memo clearly shows that EPA continues to disregard the recommendations of DOE.

  2. Deshaun Watson:

    It's definitely a very emotional moment for me. I know we're far from being done of handling what we need to handle (legally), i thank my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, for letting the truth be heard.

  3. April Zoom:

    To be clear, their accounts have been reinstated, and going forward, we will have a new process for handling similar situations.

  4. Mo Canady:

    This is not a security guard program, we aren't supposed to be handling discipline issues either. We are there to build relationships with students, teach them about the law and serve as another trusted adult they can turn to.

  5. Tina Reddington:

    If there are children under 12 years old in the home, the child's parents should be ready and eager to assume care for the animal, children who are above age 12 and entering middle-school years are generally becoming more responsible and can contribute to handling basic pet care tasks.

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