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housekeeping

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