What does handling mean?

Definitions for handling
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

How to pronounce handling?

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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. Andrew Weiss:

    In many respects, the Russian handling of President Donald Trump has taken on aspects of trolling, where they're using Trump's attempts to turn the page to push core elements of Russia's foreign policy view, which is US policy is a joke, i think it's just one more of these incidents that we've seen where The Russians outfoxed the Trump White House.

  2. George Avgoustis:

    We have lawyers handling, and they say the early days of insurance claims are always all smiles.

  3. Norbert Simianer:

    At the start, I did not want to take any risks and charged frequently in order to feel secure. Over time, I changed my outlook, i grew used to the car and became more at ease in handling the loading process.

  4. Tina Fordham:

    The EU has trouble handling more than one problem at a time.

  5. James Comey:

    And I expect a report on them, not on the handling of classified information because that's frivolous, but on, ‘Did I comply with policy? Did I comply with my employment agreement?’.

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