English noun: handling
|1.||handling (act) manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something|
|Broader (hypernym)||manual labor, manual labour|
|Narrower (hyponym)||loading, materials handling, unloading|
|2.||handling (act) the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means|
|Broader (hypernym)||touch, touching|
|3.||handling (act) the management of someone or something|
|Samples||The handling of prisoners.|
The treatment of water sewage.
The right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system.
|Broader (hypernym)||direction, management|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bioremediation, dealing|