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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 han·dle /ˈhændḷ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 處置 柄

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Han·dle v. t. [imp. & p. p. Handled p. pr. & vb. n. Handling ]
 1. To touch; to feel with the hand; to use or hold with the hand.
    Handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh.   --Luke xxiv. 39.
    About his altar, handling holy things.   --Milton.
 2. To manage in using, as a spade or a musket; to wield; often, to manage skillfully.
    That fellow handles his bow like a crowkeeper.   --Shak.
 3. To accustom to the hand; to work upon, or take care of, with the hands.
    The hardness of the winters forces the breeders to house and handle their colts six months every year.   --Sir W. Temple.
 4. To receive and transfer; to have pass through one's hands; hence, to buy and sell; as, a merchant handles a variety of goods, or a large stock.
 5. To deal with; to make a business of.
    They that handle the law knew me not.   --Jer. ii. 8.
 6. To treat; to use, well or ill.
    How wert thou handled being prisoner?   --Shak.
 7. To manage; to control; to practice skill upon.
    You shall see how I will handle her.   --Shak.
 8. To use or manage in writing or speaking; to treat, as a theme, an argument, or an objection.
    We will handle what persons are apt to envy others.   --Bacon.
 To handle without gloves. See under Glove. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Han·dle v. i. To use the hands.
    They have hands, but they handle not.   --Ps. cxv. 7.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Han·dle, n.
 1. That part of vessels, instruments, etc., which is held in the hand when used or moved, as the haft of a sword, the knob of a door, the bail of a kettle, etc.
 2. That of which use is made; the instrument for effecting a purpose; a tool.
 To give a handle, to furnish an occasion or means.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in
          order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the
          handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good
          grip" [syn: grip, handgrip, hold]
      v 1: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with
           this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts";
           "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too
           old" [syn: manage, deal, care]
      2: interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him
         with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
         [syn: treat, do by]
      3: deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression;
         "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of
         Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of
         China" [syn: cover, treat, plow, deal, address]
      4: touch, lift, or hold with the hands; "Don't handle the
         merchandise" [syn: palm]
      5: handle effectively; "The burglar wielded an axe" [syn: wield]
      6: show and train; "The prize-winning poodle was handled by
         Mrs. Priscilla Prescott"