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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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'The dog's natural capability, when properly trained and assisted by their handlers, continues to be an invaluable asset in the ongoing war against illegal drugs,' Aquino said in a statement.
SBITC expects the two new container handlers to be fully operational next month.
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Handlers' jobs are made even more difficult due to the fact that there are only two active dogs for the whole of Cheshire and North Wales at the moment, with others either in training or retired.
One experienced handler explained that they don't favour any particular type of dog provided it has the right skills and veterinary upkeep.
In another recent incident involving baggage handlers, a Ryanair passenger caught the staff opening a suitcase and stealing a speaker.
A MAN dialled 999 for help because KFC was shut, keeping the call handler busy and potentially putting other people's lives at risk.
This result is supported by others10,13,14 whose report show that knowledge of critical temperatures were insufficient amongst food handlers. Similar findings on the lack of adequate knowledge on temperature controls by food handlers have also been reported from different countries.
He said the PIA administration took action against 18 baggage handlers on October 30, 2015 on passenger complaints.
"We are primarily looking to see if the dogs are well cared for, healthy and responding to their handlers.
Only those food handlers were included who were involved in major meal preparation for family.
The chiller has been integrated with MCT's SH-5000 strip-test handler, which is widely used for testing of both leaded and leadless semiconductor packages.