handling vs manipulation what difference

what is difference between handling and manipulation

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhændl̩ɪŋ/, /ˈhændlɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: hand‧ling

Etymology 1

From Middle English handlinge, hondlunge, from Old English handlung (handling), equivalent to handle +‎ -ing. Cognate with Dutch handeling (trade, operation, action), German Handlung (act, action), Swedish handling (act, deed, action).

Noun

handling (countable and uncountable, plural handlings)

  1. A touching, controlling, managing, using, take care of, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands.
    • 1864, Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives
      [] at San Francisco it is warehoused and reshipped to Liverpool, or other foreign market; and in exchange for this wheat, comes back the merchandise which has to pass through all these shipments, reshipments, warehousings, handlings, &c.
  2. (obsolete) The mechanism for handling or manipulating something.
    • 1861, Elizabeth Gaskell, The Grey Woman
      In mortal terror of people forcing an entrance at such an hour, and in such a manner as to leave no doubt of their purpose, I would have turned to fly when first I heard the noise, only that I feared by any quick motion to catch their attention, as I also ran the danger of doing by opening the door, which was all but closed, and to whose handlings I was unaccustomed.
  3. (art) The mode of using the pencil or brush; style of touch.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fairholt to this entry?)
  4. A criminal offence, the trade in stolen goods.
Derived terms
  • double-handling
  • request-handling
Related terms
  • handling charge
  • handling fee
Translations

Etymology 2

From handle.

Verb

handling

  1. present participle of handle

Danish

Noun

handling

  1. action, act

Declension


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From handle +‎ -ing

Noun

handling f or m (definite singular handlinga or handlingen, indefinite plural handlinger, definite plural handlingene)

  1. an act, deed
  2. action
  3. the plot or storyline, in a work of fiction
  4. shopping; the action of visiting shops

Derived terms

  • terrorhandling
  • voldshandling

References

  • “handling” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From handle +‎ -ing

Noun

handling f (definite singular handlinga, indefinite plural handlingar, definite plural handlingane)

  1. an act, deed
  2. action
  3. the plot or storyline, in a work of fiction
  4. shopping; the action of visiting shops

Derived terms

  • terrorhandling
  • valdshandling

References

  • “handling” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Swedish

Etymology

handla +‎ -ing

Pronunciation

Noun

handling c

  1. an act, a deed
  2. an act, a document
  3. action
  4. the plot or storyline, in a work of fiction
  5. shopping; the action of visiting shops

Declension

Derived terms

  • terrorhandling


English

Etymology

From French manipulation, from Old French manipule, from Latin manipulus.
Morphologically manipulate +‎ -ion

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /məˌnɪp.juˈleɪ.ʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

manipulation (countable and uncountable, plural manipulations)

  1. The practice of manipulating or the state of being manipulated.
  2. The skillful use of the hands in, for example, chiropractic.
    After a few minutes of manipulation each week, she obtained days of relief from her neck pain.
  3. The usage of underhanded influence over a person, event, or situation to gain a desired outcome.
    The counselor was able to reach the disturbed teen through positive psychological manipulation.
    Through subtle manipulations he orchestrated the downfall of his rival.

Translations

See also

  • pedipulation

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ma.ni.py.la.sjɔ̃/

Noun

manipulation f (plural manipulations)

  1. manipulation

Further reading

  • “manipulation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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