: the act of touching, feeling, holding, or moving something
: the way that someone deals with a person, event, situation, etc.
: the act or process of packing and shipping something to someone (such as a customer)
a : the action of one that handles something
b : a process by which something is handled in a commercial transaction; especially : the packaging and shipping of an object or material (as to a consumer)
: the manner in which something is treated (as in a musical, literary, or art work)
Examples of HANDLING
- These items require careful handling.
- There are additional charges for shipping and handling.
- The car's handling was smooth.
First Known Use of HANDLING
before 12th century
Related to HANDLING
- administration, care, charge, control, direction, governance, government, guidance, conduct, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervision
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