major repair


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major repair

[′mā·jər ri′per]
(engineering)
Repair work on items of material or equipment that need complete overhaul or substantial replacement of parts, or that require special tools.

major repair

A repair that, if improperly done, might appreciably affect the weight, balance, structural strength, performance, power plant operation, flight characteristics, or other qualities affecting air-worthiness. A repair that cannot be done by elementary operations.
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Thelwall viaduct was partially closed to traffic last July for major repair work, and was expected to reopen this year,at Easter.
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In addition to its surface combatant work in 2006, the company provided major repair and modernization services to 11 Military Sealift Command ships, as well as other government agency and commercial vessels, across its four major yards in Norfolk, San Diego, San Francisco and Hawaii.
A spokesman for Dublin Corporation said a team of consultants inspected the bridge last year and recommended major repair works but insisted pedestrians were not in danger.
Summary: Astronauts in orbit and on the ground have been practicing for a major repair job due to take place on Thursday.
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Specifically, effective with the 1992 audited financial, all common interest realty associations (CIRA), such as coops or condos, must include information about the funding of projected major repairs and replacements.