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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The description of works and equipment that may be required to receive maintenance work, major repairs or protection against erosion is as follows: - maintenance, reloading of littoral protective works such as: dike, cob, breakwater in natural or artificial blocks, - maintenance of coastal masonry and reinforced concrete works such as: wharf, fixed wharf, launching wedge, retaining wall, embankments and similar structures, - development of structures for securing coastal sites, - maintenance of the draft of the municipal water bases, - underwater work such as: inspection of works, repair of scour, - reloading sand and pebble beaches.
The existing kiosk is in need of major repairs and building a replica is the best solution to allow the cliff lift to continue to be enjoyed by generations to come.
Peter Huemer, president of User-Friendly Computing based in Santa Cruz, California, relies heavily on the Pocket Hard Drive to back-up e-mail files, financial spreadsheets and other critical documents before performing major repairs for his small to medium-size business customers.
The last major upgrade was in 1962 and the property is now in need of major repairs.
As the growth penetrated and built up on the walls of the furnace, it even deformed them enough to require major repairs.
City structures periodically need major repairs, and although its problems may be invisible to many, Central Park is no exception.
A new area for major repairs, which were previously fanned out has been built and new computer numerical control (CNC) equipment installed.
Check your irrigation systems for leaks and repair them before you end up with major repairs.
If some of the hoods need major repairs, we send them back for replacement parts and major maintenance.
According to Paulette Bonanno, senior vice president with NCB's New York Team, "Financing enables associations to spread the costs of major repairs over a number of years.
Guidelines outlining information that must be disclosed regarding funding of future major repairs and replacements of common property also are discussed.
SPS employs a highly qualified and expertly trained staff to provide forensic investigation and site evaluations to help plant owners identify problems before they become major repairs or troubleshoot and immediately provide a cost effective solution based remedy.