“Our hypothesis is that maintenance of physical activity—specifically swimming—preserves higher brain activity,” he says.
One of his favorite hacks is to put on the fluorescent vest of a maintenance worker.
Gunn had worked more than 20 years for the University of Chicago, most recently as a dispatcher at the maintenance department.
But they have high fixed costs—overhead, maintenance, staff, and power.
He suffered a long delay in Paris, followed by a maintenance problem requiring an inflight turn-back.
On the contrary, among hunting and fishing peoples, the labor of maintenance is decidedly interesting.
The maximum that could be drawn for maintenance was not less than seventy per cent.
So the police rewards its officers by giving them licenses for the maintenance of disorderly houses.
The Phenicians were very much in earnest about the maintenance of state and of religion.
When Parliament met again, the Commons insisted that the Lords should sign a declaration against the maintenance of criminals.
mid-14c., "bearing, deportment," from Old French maintenance "upkeep; shelter, protection,: from maintenir (see maintain). Meaning "action of upholding or keeping in being" is from early 15c. "Action of providing a person with the necessities of life" is from late 14c.
maintenance main·te·nance (mān'tə-nəns)
The extent to which a patient continues good health practices without professional supervision, as distinguished from adherence or compliance.
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.