What does handling mean?

Definitions for handling
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

    Etymology: [AS. handlung.]

  2. Handlingnoun

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

    Etymology: [AS. handlung.]

  3. Handlingverb

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

    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. Nicholas Spiro:

    If truth be told, I don't think foreign investors know what to make of Turkish politics. It is a complete mess, there has also been a significant loss of confidence in the AK Party in its handling of the economy.

  2. Adrian Loerbroks:

    We looked at knowledge and attitudes, and the key finding would be that the knowledge levels are not as good as we would expect in restaurant staff, because these are people that are handling food in a daily basis.

  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. Badrul Abdullah:

    We are seeking a court decision on whether there is an element of conflict of interest among the individuals handling the case.

  5. Jim Berrian:

    I got bit while handling a live specimen ofCaliforctenuscacachilensisand I’m still alive.

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