preventive maintenance



  • noun a regular inspection and cleaning of a system to prevent faults occurring


  • Maintenance performed to avoid undesired conditions, such as a failures, or to extend operating life. 2. Preventive maintenance (1) performed at regular intervals.
  • Maintenance performed to maintain a given level of operation.

Information & Library Science

  • noun regular checks and repairs to small faults so that they do not develop into large problems