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Definition of "handling" []

  • A touching, feeling, or manipulating with the hands. (noun)
  • The process of packing and distributing merchandise: a charge for shipping and handling. (noun)
  • The way in which something is handled or taken care of: a situation that required delicate handling. (noun)
  • The way in which a presentation, especially an artistic or theatrical work, is treated. (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 "handling" in a sentence
  • "Ceylon Records - the label handling - American U.S."
  • "Once they return home, if they are injured in the war in a combat activity, as both John and Kevin were, eventually the US government is going to pay back the insurance companies for the cost of care for these guys, and then they will add another 15 percent fee on top of that to pay the carriers like what they call a handling fee or a processing fee."
  • "I hope that judge will be fair in handling the sentencing phase."