from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A touching, feeling, or manipulating with the hands.
- n. The process of packing and distributing merchandise: a charge for shipping and handling.
- n. The way in which something is handled or taken care of: a situation that required delicate handling.
- n. The way in which a presentation, especially an artistic or theatrical work, is treated.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A touching, controlling, managing, using, take care of, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands. See handle
- n. The mode of using the pencil or brush; style of touch - Fairholt
- n. A criminal offence, the trade with stolen goods.
- v. Present participle of handle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A touching, controlling, managing, using, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands. See handle, v. t.
- n. The mode of using the pencil or brush, etc.; style of touch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A touching, fingering, or using with the hand; manipulation; touch: either literally or figuratively: as, the handling of the bow in violin-playing; an artist's handling of his subject.
- n. The act of supplying with a handle or handles; the operation of putting a handle on: as, the handling of pottery, or of saws.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the management of someone or something
- n. manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
- n. the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
Ceylon Records - the label handling - American U.S.
Once they return home, if they are injured in the war in a combat activity, as both John and Kevin were, eventually the US government is going to pay back the insurance companies for the cost of care for these guys, and then they will add another 15 percent fee on top of that to pay the carriers like what they call a handling fee or a processing fee.
I hope that judge will be fair in handling the sentencing phase.
The personnel at the Chicago airport were polite and obviously embarrassed as they informed us we could not hand carry those two gift bottles of expensive tequila on board and would either have to check them through where, they assured us, the bottles would definitely be broken in handling or leave the tequila in Chicago.
In case of mass incident, it is common for the government to repress the Han Chinese, but they would be very careful in handling Uyghur people's protest.
He commends the decision taken by the Scottish government (though, like many, is suspicious of the reasons behind it), and is critical of the behaviour of the Libyan authorities in handling the issue:
Congratulations to the Indonesian Police and its Densus 88, which made a big step in handling terorism in Indonesia.
On Monday, the National Prosecuting Authority announced it would drop corruption charges against Zuma, saying the taped conversations between former NPA head Bulelani Ngcuka and former Scorpions boss Leonard McCarthy pointed to an “abuse of process” in handling the Zuma case.
I'm worried my local Phoenix police force, whom are already stetched thin, will be even more diluted in handling community issues more pressing than non violent illegal immigrant processing.
Weight and handling is important for any hunting rifle.
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