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Meanings and phrases

handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; grip; handgrip; hold

handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; manage; deal; care
  2. interact in a certain way; treat; do by
  3. act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; cover; treat; plow; deal; address
  4. touch, lift, or hold with the hands; palm
  5. handle effectively; wield; manage
  6. show and train

ax handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the handle of an ax; axe handle

axe handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the handle of an ax; ax handle

broom handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the handle of a broom; broomstick

crank handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. crank used to start an engine; starting handle

fly off the handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. get very angry and fly into a rage; flip one's lid; blow up; throw a fit; hit the roof; hit the ceiling; have kittens; have a fit; combust; blow one's stack; flip one's wig; lose one's temper; blow a fuse; go ballistic

handle with kid gloves

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. handle with great care and sensitivity

hoe handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the handle of a hoe

love handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. excess fat around the waistline; spare tire

mop handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the handle of a mop

rake handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the handle of a rake

starting handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. crank used to start an engine; crank handle

able to handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The mill was able to handle 2.5 barrels of corn an hour.
  • The battery is able to handle eclipses of up to 100 minutes.
  • Btrieve was able to handle concurrent transactions in the 6.x series.

not handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Verdi did not handle any chance in the field.
  • DisplayML does not handle security.
  • — cannot handle so much, and something must be discarded or compressed.

how to handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jake's parents begin to bicker over how to handle the baby.
  • This sketch glosses over some things, such as how to handle fixed points.
  • Mason commented that his character just needed to learn how to handle them both.

handle all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Indians organization will handle all of Lara's medical expenses.
  • Percussionist Andi Pupato has left, leaving Kaspar Rast to handle all of the drumming duties.
  • Horn and white sheriff Billy Rowles, neither of whom is prepared to handle all the negative publicity.

designed to handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The dams are designed to handle a maximum flow of .
  • Its terminal is designed to handle more than 430,000 passengers per year.
  • Control units can be designed to handle interrupts in one of two typical ways.

ability to handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • designation to those who have demonstrated their ability to handle the responsibilities of airport management.
  • To this day, the Quarter Horse dominates in events that require speed as well as the ability to handle cattle.
  • It also contribute to the tannin levels and the grape's ability to handle the effects of oak aging in the barrel.

unable to handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The airstrip is unable to handle large aircraft.
  • He is unable to handle being told of his alien origins and runs away from home.
  • Vivian Merriweather told Jon he didn't have Rust Lung, but he was unable to handle fighting which Jon took offense of.

handle up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A single switchboard could handle up to 10,000 lines.
  • It can handle up to 15 million users a year in two passenger terminals.
  • The parking bays will be able to handle up to five narrow-body aircraft.

difficult to handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her design made her difficult to handle during winter months.
  • It reacts with water to form a solid compound, and is very difficult to handle on an industrial scale.
  • Thus, outdoor shots were difficult to handle: A lawn in front of a castle appeared completely yellow, later brown, then bluish.

easier to handle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This family is much easier to handle.
  • The smaller size and lighter weight of carbines make them easier to handle.
  • The 420 was designed specifically to be easier to handle than its larger higher-performance cousin, the 470.
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