noun see maintain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Maintainer — Main*tain er, n. One who maintains. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maintainer — index abettor, advocate (counselor), advocate (espouser), backer, benefactor, mainstay, partisan …   Law dictionary

  • Maintainer — Der Maintainer (engl.: Instandhalter, Erhalter, Pfleger) ist bei meistens freien Softwareprojekten der zuständige Moderator eines Projektes, der das Projekt betreut, ordnet, Versionen pflegt, Software Pakete zusammenstellt und sich um die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • maintainer — See maintainability. * * * …   Universalium

  • maintainer — noun /meɪnˈteɪnə/ a) Someone who keeps or upholds something. Blessed are the maynteyners of peace: for they shalbe called the chyldren of God. b) A person who does maintenance work …   Wiktionary

  • maintainer — A device utilized to hold or keep teeth in a given position. space m. an orthodontic appliance used to prevent the loss of space or the shifting of teeth following extraction or premature loss of teeth. SYN: space retainer …   Medical dictionary

  • maintainer — main tain·er || meɪn teɪnÉ™(r) n. one who maintains …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maintainer — main·tain·er …   English syllables

  • maintainer — n. 1 a person or thing that maintains. 2 (also maintainor) Law hist. a person guilty of maintenance (see MAINTENANCE 3) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Software maintainer — In free and open source software, a software maintainer is usually one or more people who build source code into a binary package for distribution, commit patches, or organize code in an source repository (SVN or CVS). [cite web|… …   Wikipedia

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