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maintainability

the ability of a product or component to be kept in a state in which it can perform its required function when maintained.

See MAINTENANCE.

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Tario maintains that there is no such thing as substance, all being created from the substanceless matter of the brain.
Idealism, accordingly, says that nothing can be known except thoughts, and all the reality that we know is mental; while realism maintains that we know objects directly, in sensation certainly, and perhaps also in memory and thought.
Under-capacity or idle facilities and resources could be leased to one or more nongovernmental parties in order to maintain capabilities, reduce infrastructure cost, and possibly increase revenues.
Automatically reduces travel speed in response to work load, and maintains maximum power output from the engine.
Since the Air Force preference is for the ESCO to maintain the installed ECMs for the life of the contract (Cook, 2002), the responsiveness of the ESCO to maintenance and service issues has a substantial impact on base customers.
The PB Institute will also maintain comprehensive records on internal and external courses taken by PB employees, providing access to training transcripts for all courses taken and to certify education credits.
Penalty for failing to maintain investor lists: Prior to the ACJA, Sec.
Expert searchers from the Library's Reference and Customer Service Section create "prepackaged" searches tailored for consumers and review them twice a year to maintain quality.
During our March 3 meeting, we discussed refining the proposal to permit taxpayers to use an alternative format (such as a flat file) for maintaining the records, thereby eliminating the need for the taxpayer to maintain the original software program with which the files were created.
These requirements also apply to service bureaus that maintain computerized personal information data for others.
In a society such as ours, where one-on-one verbal transmission of knowledge can't possibly maintain much less improve our complex culture, illiteracy is the route to social disintegration.
Six years after the closing of Vatican II, when the Pope placed in the hands of Jacques Maintain the Council's message to the intellectuals of the world, and two years before his death at ninety-one, the aging philosopher published his last book On the Church of Christ.