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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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A high-profile role for dog handlers is in HM Revenue & Customs, who use dogs to find illegal substances such as drugs and explosives at ports and airports.
The visual inspection process may require that the handler take off the monkey's diaper.
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Handler concluded, "we fly anywhere in the world, 24/7, do it safely, and have great morale within our squadron.
The claim handler needs to understand the resolution plan and use it to help actively manage the claim to the most favorable outcome.
They swiftly vacate the backcourt while watching to make sure that their defenders do not race to engage in a trap or run-and-jump action against the ball handler.
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Chapters 5 and 6 take a critical look at professional standards and legal issues, including the importance of proper methods for record keeping, court testimony, and qualifying as an expert witness as components of credibility of a canine handler.