handling has definitions from the field of work
[ noun ] (work) manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something

Used in print

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

The grand_jury took_a_swipe_at the State_Welfare_Department 's handling of federal funds granted for child_welfare_services in foster_homes .

[ noun ] the action of touching with the hands or the skillful use of the hands



Used in print

(Successful Farming, 59:12...)

For prevention of these diseases during periods of stress such_as shipping , excessive handling , vaccination , extreme weather_conditions : 350 milligrams per head per day for 30 days only .

A tranquilizer fed to cattle ( other_than lactating dairy_cows ) prior_to their being subjected to stress conditions such as vaccinating , shipping , weaning calves , and excessive handling .

Related terms

touch fielding manipulate

[ noun ] the management of someone or something




"the handling of prisoners" or "the treatment of water sewage" "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"

Used in print

(Philip Reaves, "Who Rules the Marriage Bed?"...)

Circumstances gave her almost undisputed sway over child rearing , money handling and home maintenance .