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Definition of Maintaining

Maintaining
Maintain Main*tain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Maintained; p. pr. & vb. n. Maintaining.] [OE. maintenen, F. maintenir, properly, to hold by the hand; main hand (L. manus) + F. tenir to hold (L. tenere). See Manual, and Tenable.] 1. To hold or keep in any particular state or condition; to support; to sustain; to uphold; to keep up; not to suffer to fail or decline; as, to maintain a certain degree of heat in a furnace; to maintain a fence or a railroad; to maintain the digestive process or powers of the stomach; to maintain the fertility of soil; to maintain present reputation. 2. To keep possession of; to hold and defend; not to surrender or relinquish. God values . . . every one as he maintains his post. --Grew. 3. To continue; not to suffer to cease or fail. Maintain talk with the duke. --Shak. 4. To bear the expense of; to support; to keep up; to supply with what is needed. Glad, by his labor, to maintain his life. --Stirling. What maintains one vice would bring up two children. --Franklin. 5. To affirm; to support or defend by argument. It is hard to maintain the truth, but much harder to be maintained by it. --South. Syn: To assert; vindicate; allege. See Assert.

Meaning of Maintaining from wikipedia

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- In engineering, maintainability is the ease with which a product can be maintained in order to: correct defects or their cause, repair or replace faulty...
- In horology, a maintaining power is a mechanism for keeping a clock or watch going while it is being wound. The weight drive used by Christiaan Huygens...
- In fiber optics, polarization-maintaining optical fiber (PMF or PM fiber) is a single-mode optical fiber in which linearly polarized light, if properly...
- In free and open source software, a software maintainer or package maintainer is usually one or more people who build source code into a binary package...
- Can't Maintain is the third studio album by AJJ. All lyrics written by Sean Bonnette; all music composed by AJJ. "Andrew Jackson Jihad-Can't Maintain". Punknews...
- Maintain" (sometimes called Mr. Yahooze) is a Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer. He co-founded the musical group known as Maintain with...
- Pereira Maintains (Italian: Sostiene Pereira) is a 1994 novel by the Italian writer Antonio Tabucchi. It is also known as Pereira Declares and Declares...
- Maintenance may refer to: Maintenance of an organism Maintenance respiration Alimony, also called maintenance in British English Champerty and maintenance...
- distillation. The Highways Act 1555 in Britain transferred responsibility for maintaining roads from government to local parishes. This resulted in a poor and...
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