|1.||[ noun ] (work) manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something|
|Related terms:||manual_labor unloading loading materials_handling|
|2.||[ noun ] the action of touching with the hands or the skillful use of the hands|
|Related terms:||touch fielding manipulate|
|3.||[ noun ] the management of someone or something|
"the handling of prisoners" or "the treatment of water sewage" "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"
|Related terms:||management dealing short_shrift bioremediation manage|