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maintenance 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈmānt(ə)nəns/,/ˈmāntn-əns/,
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The process of maintaining or preserving someone or something, or the state of being maintained,
  1. The process of maintaining or preserving someone or something, or the state of being maintained
    • - crucial conditions for the maintenance of democratic government
  2. The process of keeping something in good condition
    • - car maintenance
    • - essential maintenance work
  3. The provision of financial support for a person's living expenses, or the support so provided

  4. Alimony or child support

  5. The former offense of aiding a party in a legal action without lawful cause


  1. care: activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
  2. means of maintenance of a family or group
  3. alimony: court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated
  4. sustenance: the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"
  5. the unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community; "unlike champerty, criminal ...
  6. Actions performed to keep some machine or system functioning or in service; A tort committed when a third party who does not have a bona fide interest in a lawsuit provides help or acquires an interest to a litigant's lawsuit
  7. The care and work put into a building to keep it in operation and productive use; the general repair and upkeep of a building. If maintenance is deferred, the building will suffer a loss in value.
  8. Care for the vehicle required by the lease agreement. Maintenance may include manufacturer-recommended servicing and any repairs needed to keep the vehicle in good operating condition.
  9. Any repairs or general upkeep done to preserve the present condition of a property.
  10. Activities required to compensate for wear and tear on a property.
  11. The ongoing updating to your web site, which should be reviewed on a minimum of a quarterly basis. Files sometimes become corrupt on a server, so it’s always helpful if you know what the current status of your site is. ...
  12. the furnishing by one person to another the means of living, or food, clothing, shelter, etc., particularly where the legal relations of the parties is such that one is bound to support the other, as between parent and child or between spouses
  13. A set minimum margin that a customer must maintain in his margin account.
  14. any activity carried out on an asset in order to ensure that the asset continues to perform its intended functions, or to repair the equipment. Note that modifications are not maintenance, even though they may be carried out by maintenance personnel.
  15. Green products and structures feature low- or no-maintenance materials and designs that reduce the resources required for their continued use. Ease of maintenance also reduces the likelihood that replacement will be needed.
  16. An overlooked element of a product, system, or design strategy that impacts cost over the life cycle. Selecting products and designing for easy maintenance enhances durability and lessens the likelihood that maintenance is overlooked. ...
  17. dredging to deepen or maintain navigable waterways or channels which are threatened to become silted with the passage of time, due to sedimented sand and mud, possibly making them too shallow for navigation. This is often carried out with a trailing suction hopper dredge. ...
  18. The expenditure required to keep a property in an efficient operating condition.
  19. Polished concrete floors are easy to maintain with only regular cleaning required. The sealer prevents staining and should keep the finish looking good for years.
  20. Most roofs don’t require any maintenance, but it’s suggested that you have your roof inspected at least once a year. This will uncover any damage to your roof that might cause problems if not repaired. ...
  21. Regularly scheduled dental visits designed to maintain the health of the patient. Maintenance visits and therapy are based on the status of the patients oral health.
  22. In property parlance, the keeping of a building, structure or other physical feature in a specified condition eg. wind and weather tight conditions. The approved cost of maintenance may be deductible for income taxation.
  23. Towel rails and Radiators are not intended to dry wet or sodden items. They are suitable for airing and warming towels only. Attention needs to be given not to overload the rail, which could result in overheating.
  24. General upkeep of keeping product set to current plan-o-gram and fixtures clean.
  25. (materiel) (JP 1-02) - 1. All action taken to retain materiel in a serviceable condition or to restore it to serviceability. It includes inspection, testing, servicing, classification as to serviceability, repair, rebuilding, and reclamation. 2. ...