handling


handling
noun
ADJECTIVE
careful, delicate, gentle

Timid children need gentle handling to build up their confidence.

careless, clumsy, rough
sensitive, sympathetic

Issues such as drug addiction require sensitive handling on TV.

insensitive
competent

She was praised for her competent handling of the crisis.

baggage, cargo, freight
food

hygienic food-handling practice

data, information
VERB + HANDLING
need, require
improve
PHRASES
shipping and handling

The cost is $11 plus $5 for shipping and handling.


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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


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