handling

Definitions of handling
  1. noun
    the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
    synonyms: manipulation
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    types:
    fielding
    (baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field
    type of:
    touch, touching
    the act of putting two things together with no space between them
  2. noun
    manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
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    types:
    materials handling
    act of loading and unloading and moving goods within e.g. a factory especially using mechanical devices
    loading
    the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.
    unloading
    the labor of taking a load of something off of or out of a vehicle or ship or container etc.
    type of:
    manual labor, manual labour
    labor done with the hands
  3. noun
    the management of someone or something
    “the handling of prisoners”
    synonyms: treatment
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    types:
    bioremediation
    the act of treating waste or pollutants by the use of microorganisms (as bacteria) that can break down the undesirable substances
    dealing
    method or manner of conduct in relation to others
    type of:
    direction, management
    the act of managing something
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