Etymology
Advertisement

handling (n.)

Old English handlung "action of touching or feeling," from handlian (see handle (v.)). Meaning "way in which something handles" (especially a motor vehicle) is from 1962.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of handling

handling (n.)
manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something;
handling (n.)
the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means;
Synonyms: manipulation
handling (n.)
the management of someone or something;
the handling of prisoners
Synonyms: treatment
From wordnet.princeton.edu