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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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Level 3: Housekeeping helps to promote a positive mind-set.
Our Anti-Aging Awards are unique because the winners are chosen not only because they smell nice or come in pretty shades: they are backed by scientific testing and have literally been proven to work," Good Housekeeping editor in chief Rosemary Ellis says.
The team of 10 employees have just been awarded their NVQ Level 2 Certificates in Housekeeping, following an intensive programme of work-based assessment managed by Terry Moore de Caslou, vocational training assessor at the college.
Safety and ease of use are the primary goals of the Good Housekeeping Institute, founded in 1900, which has sounded alerts recently about dangerous products such as crib sheets, bike helmets and motorized scooters, leading to manufacturing changes, product recalls, new legislation or safety guidelines.
He said: "It's a real honour to be the first bloke on the cover of Good Housekeeping since 1937, and they didn't even make me wear a dress.
In reality, however, Good Housekeeping was more than that.
Motel 6 was made aware of this information because the rooms were requesting not to have housekeeping services,'' Johnson said.
One of the few publications that continued to be printed throughout World War II was, some may be surprised to learn, Good Housekeeping magazine.
Good Housekeeping magazine and the Center for American Women and Politics need your help to find eight winners for the 2005 Good Housekeeping Award for Women in Government and the Good Housekeeping/Wyeth Award for Women's Health.
We compared the sequences of two housekeeping genes (hspA and glmM) from these clones with those of 131 unrelated strains from patients living in different geographic regions.
has been providing housekeeping, laundry, and most recently food services to the long term care industry for 26 years, so I guess you could say that HCSG and CLTC have grown up together.