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"

ChatGPT

  1. handling

    Handling refers to the way of managing, controlling, dealing with, or behaving towards something or someone. This term can also refer to the process of physically touching, moving or transporting an object. It is used across multiple fields like management, sports, psychology, logistics and marketing with varying meanings.

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. Beth Shyken-Rothbart:

    We have seen a real variety in how field offices across the country are handling these cases, some field office staff are better educated than others and unfortunately the offices that have staff that are uninformed about this process have incorrectly turned people away, telling them that they are not eligible for this relief.

  2. Adds Senator Hoeven:

    My opinion is the new government coming in is looking at this as a pragmatic way of handling it.

  3. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Management: An art of handling conflicting Egos to meet a common objective, be it political, organisational or societal in nature.

  4. Patrizia Heidegger:

    There are fires and explosions caused by the unsafe handling of gas cylinders or the use of open fire inside the hull without testing the level of inflammable gases.

  5. Andrew Meehan:

    If you could issue a letter grade to the way states are handling this, it would be an 'F'.

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