Pronunciation: (hand'ling),[key] —n. 1. a touching, grasping, or using with the hands.
2. the manner of treating or dealing with something; management; treatment.
3. the manual or mechanical method or process by which something is moved, carried, transported, etc.
—adj. of or pertaining to the process of moving, transporting, delivering, working with, etc.: The factory added a 10 percent handling charge for delivery.