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Definition of "handler" []

  • One that handles or directs something or someone: handlers of food in a restaurant; the candidate's campaign handlers. (noun)
  • One who trains or exhibits an animal, such as a dog. (noun)
  • One who acts as the trainer or second of a boxer. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "handler" in a sentence
  • "Posts: 2,474 set the dblclick function normally, but use a timeout to call or cancel the single click handler - var clicktimer; element. onclick = function (e) {e = window. event | | e; if (clicktimer) clearTimeout (clicktimer); else clicktimer = setTimeout (function (e) {/* click handler*/} ,250);}"
  • "The biggest downside from using a software solution or another login handler is having to visit your personalised PIP page before moving ahead, but that can be a blessing if you can remember your password there but not at, say, Circuit City."
  • "'Use teracopy as default copy handler' is selected in the options but if I copy & paste it just uses the standard XP function?"