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Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

The whole number associated with a bid or offer. Because the market moves by small amounts, bids and offers are often expressed as the fractions or decimals added to known whole numbers.

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Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 39 words.

sb. OE. handle, -la = MLG. hantel, f. hand HAND; see -LE.

So handle vb.

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 51 words.

fly off the handle: see fly.

get a handle on find a means of understanding, controlling, or approaching a

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 162 words.

addle, paddle, saddle, skedaddle, staddle, straddle • candle, Coromandel, dandle, Handel, handle, mishandle, Randall, sandal, scandal, vandal

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 161 words.

addle, paddle, saddle, skedaddle, staddle, straddle • candle, Coromandel, dandle, Handel, handle, mishandle, Randall, sandal, scandal, vandal

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Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 110 words.

1. A means of uniquely identifying an object, or a property of an object. In programming, a handle is a

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John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 110 words.

1 A means of uniquely identifying an object, or a property of an object. In programming, a handle is a

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Handly

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

GB frequency 1881: 288 • Main GB location 1881: widespread

English: see Handley.

Handly, 1881 frequency.

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Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 40 words.

noun (also Australian) informal a measure of beer; the glass (with a handle) in which it is contained. 1953

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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

1 A means of uniquely identifying an object, or a property of an object. In programming, a handle is a pointer to a pointer to a variable. This level of indirection can...

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handle <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 8 words.

ˈandl, =

sp handle3

> unhandled

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