handling
noun Date: before 12th century 1. 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) 2. the manner in which something is treated (as in a musical, literary, or art work)

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  • handling — hand‧ling [ˈhændlɪŋ] noun [uncountable] 1. the way in which a problem, situation, or person is dealt with: • He is charged with securities fraud in the handling of his clients accounts. • Inept handling of sackings is bad not just for those… …   Financial and business terms

  • handling — HÁNDLING s.n. Complex de servicii pentru a satisface asistenţa avioanelor şi a pasagerilor în timpul staţionării pe aeroporturi. [< engl., fr. handling, cf. engl. handle – a trata, a îngriji]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 20.04.2005. Sursa: DN … …   Dicționar Român

  • Handling — Han dling (h[a^]n dl[i^]ng), n. [AS. handlung.] 1. A touching, controlling, managing, using, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands. See {Handle}, v. t. [1913 Webster] The heavens and your fair handling Have made you master of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • handling — index administration, agency (legal relationship), course, management (judicious use), operation, process (course) …   Law dictionary

  • handling — (ingl.; pronunc. [jándlin]) m. Conjunto de servicios que se prestan a una compañía aérea en un aeropuerto, como la asistencia en tierra a aviones, pasajeros y mercancías …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Handling — Handling,das:⇨Handhabung(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • handling — (n.) O.E. handlung action of touching or feeling, from handlian (see HANDLE (Cf. handle) (v.)). Meaning way in which something handles (especially a motor vehicle) is from 1962 …   Etymology dictionary

  • handling — [n] management administration, approach, care, charge, conduct, direction, manipulation, running, styling, superintendence, supervision, treatment; concept 117 Ant. mismanagement …   New thesaurus

  • handling — han|dling [ hændlıŋ ] noun uncount * 1. ) the way someone deals with a particular situation, problem, or person: Depression often responds to suitable treatment and sympathetic handling. handling of: The administration was criticized for its… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • handling */ — UK [ˈhændlɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) the way in which someone deals with a particular situation, problem, or person Depression often responds to suitable treatment and sympathetic handling. handling of: The government was criticized for its… …   English dictionary

  • handling — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ careful, delicate, gentle ▪ Timid children need gentle handling to build up their confidence. ▪ careless, clumsy, rough ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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