Associations to the word «Handling»


HANDLING, noun. A touching, controlling, managing, using, take care of, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands.
HANDLING, noun. (arts) The mode of using the pencil or brush; style of touch.
HANDLING, noun. A criminal offence, the trade in stolen goods.
HANDLING, verb. Present participle of handle

Dictionary definition

HANDLING, noun. Manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something.
HANDLING, noun. The action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means.
HANDLING, noun. The management of someone or something; "the handling of prisoners"; "the treatment of water sewage"; "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley