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housekeeping

Computing the general maintenance of a computer storage system, including removal of obsolete files, documentation, security copying, etc.

housekeeping

[′hau̇s‚kēp·iŋ]
(computer science)
Those operations or routines which do not contribute directly to the solution of a computer program, but rather to the organization of the program.

housekeeping

The instructions that are executed at the beginning of an application. It resets all counters and flags to their starting values and readies the program for user operation. See counter and flag.
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But she is sent to help housekeep for the local priests, with disastrous results, and as godmother to a new baby she little realises that her adult life will be more than enhanced by the child.
THE STORY: FBI agent Malcolm Turner (Lawrence, inset) is back undercover as the hefty OAP Big Momma to housekeep a suspect, his wife and his three naturally troublesome kids.
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