special handling

noun

Definition of special handling

: the handling of parcel-post or mail as first-class but not as special-delivery matter for an extra fee

Examples of special handling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And third, specialty drugs usually require special handling (for example refrigeration, also called cold chain technology) along with patient education and physician support. Richard Adams, Forbes, 13 Oct. 2021 As a single-shot vaccine that requires no special handling, J&J’s vaccine has been seen as a solution for those who might not show up for a second shot due to transportation problems, job or child-care demands or an overload of life challenges. Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times, 16 Apr. 2021 The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine requires special handling and must be kept at especially cold temperatures in special freezers long-term. Washington Post, 29 Mar. 2021 The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine requires special handling and must be kept at especially cold temperatures in special freezers long-term. Anchorage Daily News, 29 Mar. 2021 Along with the questions above, other factors that should be considered are distance traveled, number of stops, types of equipment, returns/vendor pick-ups, special handling, and delivery requirements. Forbes, 1 Mar. 2021 With special handling by Libby Benz and Drew McCulloch of Windermere Realty Trust, an offer of $3.9 million was accepted by out-of-town buyers and the estate sold Oct. 1 after 40 days on the market. oregonlive, 22 Dec. 2020 With special handling by Libby Benz and Drew McCulloch of Windermere Realty Trust, an offer of $3.9 million was accepted by out-of-town buyers and the estate sold Oct. 1 after 40 days on the market. oregonlive, 22 Dec. 2020 The Pfizer vaccine is 95 percent effective, but requires special handling, and most be kept in special freezers and dry ice at extremely low temperatures. Washington Post, 30 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of special handling

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of special handling was in 1928

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“Special handling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/special%20handling. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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