maintaining meaning

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    Definition of maintaining in English Dictionary

  • NounBFmaintainSUF-ing
    1. The act of doing maintenance.
    2. VerbBFmaintainSGmaintainsPT, PPmaintained
      1. present participle of maintain.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • This system mainly regulates the blood pressure and maintains hydromineral homeostasis.
          • Continuous watchfulness is maintained around the clock.
          • Is the hypofiltrating effect of acetazolamide maintained in the long-term?
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Overoptimizing the source code of a computer program may yield insignificant performance gains while making it difficult to read and maintain.
          • Classrooms became larger, but the egg crate design was maintained.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Present participles

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en mainlining
          2. en containing
          3. en maintained
          4. en abstaining
          5. en maintainer
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of maintaining for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "maintaining" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
          Difficultness: Level 2
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 1
          Definite    ➨     Versatile