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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.
Products handled include silicone, epoxies, urethanes, and multimix commercial products.
Typical products handled include silicone, epoxies, urethanes, and multimix commercial products.