handling vs treatment what difference

what is difference between handling and treatment

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

treat +‎ -ment. Compare French traitement.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɹiːtmənt/
  • Hyphenation: treat‧ment

Noun

treatment (countable and uncountable, plural treatments)

  1. The process or manner of treating someone or something.
  2. Medical care for an illness or injury.
  3. The use of a substance or process to preserve or give particular properties to something.
  4. (countable) A treatise; a formal written description or characterization of a subject.
  5. (countable, film) A brief, third-person, present-tense summary of a proposed film.
  6. (obsolete) entertainment; treat
    • Accept such treatment as a swain affords.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • treat

Translations

Anagrams

  • matternet

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