handling

Definitions of handling
1

n the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means

Synonyms:
manipulation
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

n manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something

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

n the management of someone or something

“the handling of prisoners”
Synonyms:
treatment
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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