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  • Maintaining was a comic strip by cartoonist Nate Creekmore. Nate is a two-time winner of the Scripps College Cartoonist of the Year and an Associated Press award for achievement in college cartooning.

    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.
          • The PLMA has been reported to successfully maintain the airway during pelviscopic gynecologic surgery without NMBA as well as during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
          • And for Fijian - to maintain the 0ld High Fijian exonorm, which has been the variety most frequently seen in print and uttered by officialdom, or to build on the indigenous Standard Fijian.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Classrooms became larger, but the egg crate design was maintained.
          • Overoptimizing the source code of a computer program may yield insignificant performance gains while making it difficult to read and maintain.
      • 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

          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.
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