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

How to pronounce handling?

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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. Randolph Silliman Bourne:

    Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.

  2. Jamarcus Glover:

    This is what you got to understand, don't take it wrong but Bre been handling all my money, she been handling my money.

  3. Chloe Pfendler:

    Nearly half of the letters were discovered to still be folded inside of their corresponding envelopes, this required processing staff to carefully remove each letter from its enclosure in order to improve and streamline handling of the materials in the reading room.

  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. Morris Alagoa:

    I can't say those handling the cleanup have actually started real work.

Images & Illustrations of handling

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