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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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Although resources are being mobilized to address attacks on dog guides, there has been little focus on how such attacks affect the dog guides' handlers and how to assist handlers following the attacks.
When handlers believed their dogs had alerted, indicated a target scent, an observer recorded the location indicated by handlers.
It aims to provide food handlers with adequate knowledge and understanding of all aspects of food safety to ensure that food is handled safely in food businesses throughout the Emirate of Abu Dhabi," he said.
Fruit and vegetables were the top organic product category sold by handlers in 2004, followed by dairy products and breads, grains, or seeds.
Police dog handlers attend a 13-week General Purpose Police Dog course at the Dog Training School.
One large handler of copper scrap says that manic buying by China has abated a bit, which is helping domestic processors to obtain more material.
Sixty-four of her foundation's dogs are now deployed with trained handlers in teams certified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
However, they don't want to detract from the progress that has been made and they do want to give some space for talks between the handlers and RaceTech, and between the handlers and Arena, if the handlers choose to go down that route.
The triage process should involve the most experienced claim handlers, those who are able to consider the facts and spot a dangerous situation early enough to make a difference.
This approach reduces floor space requirements by up to 20 percent compared to the conventional method that requires two or more handlers per tester.
Our 55V series of gravity feed test handlers is designed specifically for the newest and fastest growing package types, and all of the equipment on these orders will be configured for these new package types.