preventive maintenance

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preventive maintenance

The care and servicing by personnel for the purpose of maintaining equipment and facilities in satisfactory operating condition by providing for systematic inspection, detection, and correction of incipient failures either before they occur or before they develop into major defects.
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I learned that I have been subjecting an old radio to percussive maintenance for years -thwacking it when it drifts off station.
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