Maintenance

Maintenance may refer to:

  • Biological science
    • Maintenance respiration
    • Maintenance of an organism
  • Non-technical maintenance:
    • High-maintenance, slang expression
    • Alimony, also called maintenance in British English
    • Child maintenance, also commonly called "child support"
    • Champerty and maintenance, two related legal doctrines
    • Feudal maintenance, system of funding armies
  • Technical maintenance:
    • Aircraft maintenance
    • Maintenance, repair and operations
    • Car maintenance
    • Railroad track maintenance
    • Software maintenance
    • Property maintenance
  • General types of technical maintenance:
    • Condition-based maintenance
    • Corrective maintenance
    • Planned maintenance
    • Predictive maintenance
    • Preventive maintenance
    • Proactive maintenance
    • Reliability centered maintenance
    • Value driven maintenance

Famous quotes containing the word maintenance:

    My course is a firm assertion and maintenance of the rights of the colored people of the South according to the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments, coupled with a readiness to recognize all Southern people, without regard to past political conduct, who will now go with me heartily and in good faith in support of these principles.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    ... in the fierce competition of modern society the only class left in the country possessing leisure is that of women supported in easy circumstances by husband or father, and it is to this class we must look for the maintenance of cultivated and refined tastes, for that value and pursuit of knowledge and of art for their own sakes which can alone save society from degenerating into a huge machine for making money, and gratifying the love of sensual luxury.
    Mrs. H. O. Ward (1824–1899)

    War is in truth a disease in which the juices that serve health and maintenance are used for the sole purpose of nourishing something foreign, something at odds with nature.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)