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handler

1. a person, esp a police officer, in charge of a specially trained dog
2. a person who holds or incites a dog, gamecock, etc., esp in a race or contest
3. the trainer or second of a boxer

Handler

Daniel. born 1970, US writer for older children, best known for the macabre humour of his A Series of Unfortunate Events, a sequence of books written in the persona of Lemony Snicket

handler

[‚hand·lər]
(computer science)
A computer program developed to perform one particular function, such as control of input from, and output to, a specific peripheral device.

handler

A software routine that performs a particular task. It often refers to a routine that "handles" an exception of some kind, such as an error, but it can refer to mainstream processes as well. The term is typically used in operating systems and other system software. For example, the routine that opens, reads, writes and closes a database in a full-blown database management system (DBMS) is commonly separated into a stand-alone runtime module that is inserted into an application. In such cases, a "database handler" is said to be embedded within the app. See DBMS.
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When a handler whose dog was attacked contacts a dog guide school, he or she will likely have already endured interactions with police officers, animal control officials, emergency services professionals, and veterinarians, if necessary.
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On successful completion, the trainee and the dog will be tutored for one month with an experienced handler before going on patrol.
These after-action reviews often include the defense lawyer, the claim handler, claim management, underwriters and sometimes even senior executives.
The middle of the floor is the most difficult area for the defense to trap because the ball handler can make shorter passes and therefore has more options.
Temporarily reassign the toxic handler to a less stressful area of the company.
Tying the arrival of the new social history to the depositing of horse manure in the streets of Colonial Williamsburg, Richard Handler and Eric Gable introduce the first of many intriguing ideas in this study of America's venerable history museum.
The injection of aerosols from high latitudes would strengthen the monsoon, says Handler.
Although TechWing's competitors also developed high-speed handlers last year, TechWing became the first company to provide major IDM company with 512 parallel handlers in IDM company's mass production, introducing a new trend in semiconductor test handler industry.
CHICAGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Chicago-based Handler Thayer, LLP has been recognized at the annual Private Asset Management Awards ("PAM"), honored for the past two years as the "Best Private Client Law Firm in the U.