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handle

1. n. a person’s name or nickname. (Western jargon and then citizens band radio.) My handle is Goober. You can call me Goob.
2. n. a way of dealing with something; a grasp of a problem. As soon as I get a handle on this Wilson matter, I’ll give you a buzz.

handle (oneself)

1. To conduct oneself in a specified manner: handled herself well in the interview.
2. To be able to defend oneself or fend for oneself: Don't worry about me. I can handle myself.
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In comparison, of the 196 cases handled by the special unit with vertical prosecution, only 25 cases, or 12.
As castings are handled through the various finishing operations, they may be loaded back onto trolley conveyors, tubs, pan conveyors or belts.
Also to be considered are the size, shape and weight of the castings to be handled, the surface area and location to be cleaned and the production rate expected.
8 million was added to pari-mutuel pools at Belmont Park, a 28% increase over the amount handled for last year's race day card which included Smarty Jones' much heralded quest to become the first Triple Crown winner in more than a quarter century.
Products handled include silicone, epoxies, urethanes, and multimix commercial products.
Our experience from the public sector, where large volumes of invoices are handled, is very valuable when more and more larger companies choose to make use of us.
Backlapped wafers that remain strong enough to be held at their edges inside a cassette but sag, warp and flex can be safely handled and tested by 4090(mu) probers adapted for them.
Typical products handled include silicone, epoxies, urethanes, and multimix commercial products.
In 1999, AviaPartner handled more than 140,000flights, 12,000,000 passengers and 475,000 tons of cargo.
Fiumicino Airport handled approximately 25 million passengers in 1998, and is the largest airport in Italy in terms of size, number of aircraft movements, passenger traffic, and freight volume.
It makes the applications multilingual, open and unrestricted by the language versions of Windows since input, character sets and display are all handled by the library.