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maintenance

1. Law (formerly unlawful) the interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it, as by providing funds to continue the action
2. Law a provision ordered to be made by way of periodical payments or a lump sum, as after a divorce for a spouse
3. Computing
a. the correction or prevention of faults in hardware by a programme of inspection and the replacement of parts
b. the removal of existing faults and the modification of software in response to changes in specification or environment

Maintenance

Providing upkeep, repair and care for a building’s structural integrity and appearance after acquisition or after restoration, at an acceptable level to enable it to fulfill its function over its life cycle, and to prevent deterioration. Green products and structures feature low- or no-maintenance materials and designs that reduce the resources required for their continued use, as well as reduce the likelihood that replacement will be needed.

maintenance

[′mānt·ən·əns]
(industrial engineering)
The upkeep of industrial facilities and equipment.

maintenance

The upkeep of a building and its equipment so that the building can continue to perform its required functions. See condition-based maintenance, corrective maintenance, deferred maintenance, emergency maintenance, periodic maintenance, planned maintenance, preventive maintenance, scheduled maintenance.

maintenance

All activities excepting repairs, scheduled or unscheduled, to keep aircraft or equipment in a serviceable state. It includes inspection, replenishment, preservation, adjustments, lubrication, and replacement of unserviceable parts and components. It may also include overhauls, although the term usually refers to activities on the flight line only.

maintenance

(programming)
The modification of a software product, after delivery, to correct faults, to improve performance or other attributes, or to adapt the product to a changed environment.

Maintenance is an important part of the software life-cycle. It is expensive in manpower and resources, and one of the aims of software engineering is to reduce its cost.

maintenance

(1) Hardware maintenance is the testing and cleaning of equipment.

(2) Software maintenance is the updating of operating systems and application programs in order to add new functions and change data formats. It also includes fixing bugs and adapting the software to new hardware devices. See program maintenance.

(3) Information system maintenance is the routine updating of databases, such as adding or deleting employees and customers, as well as changing credit limits and product prices. See information system.

(4) Disk and file maintenance is the periodic reorganizing of disk files that have become fragmented due to continuous updating. See fragmentation and file system.
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In fiscal year 2013-14, Rs 2,807.496 million were spent in the category of maintenance out of which Rs 757.715 million were spent on rehabilitation, Rs 463.414 million periodic maintenance and Rs 1,586.367 million were spent on routine maintenance, he informed.
He said that in fiscal year 2015-16,a total of Rs 13,719.006 million were spent on maintenance out of which Rs 889.469 million were spent on rehabilitation ,Rs 10,371.000 million on periodic maintenance, Rs 2,458.537 million on routine maintenance.
The return on investment (ROI) by using oil analysis to compliment maintenance practices can be greatly increased in industrial applications when the data is used as proactively as possible.
The Aerospace Maintenance Competition Presented by Snap-on, and hosted by the Aerospace Maintenance Council, is an event that gives teams of licensed AMTs, AMEs, international military personnel and qualified aviation maintenance students the chance to test their aviation maintenance skills against those of their peers.
This enables customers to easily plan ahead their preventive maintenance. Parts included in preventive maintenance packages are customized to each specific machine configuration and customer needs.
However, the inability to implement it fully does not mean that proactive maintenance is not a responsible option for your facility--it just means that you need to be careful and judicious when selecting what is covered under a proactive maintenance plan.
Innovation in maintenance can be traced from 1930's to 2000 through three generations (Moubray, 1997), this evolution is leading by innovation in processes, services and organizations.
[2] listed out a few parts or aspects that linked with the maintenance management that must be given special attention to apply the fully building management best practice.
5.28 billion for the current fiscal year for maintenance purposes.
* TM 1-1500-204-23-2, Aviation Unit Maintenance (AVUM) and Aviation Intermediate Maintenance (AVIM) Manual for General Aircraft Maintenance (Pneudraulics Maintenance and Practices) Volume 2.

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