[hous-kee-ping] /ˈhaʊsˌki pɪŋ/
the maintenance of a or domestic establishment.
the management of household affairs.
the management, care, and servicing of property and equipment of an industrial or commercial building or organization.
the ongoing routine, procedures, operations, and management of a commercial enterprise, government, organization, or the like.
Computers. system tasks, as initialization and managing peripheral devices, that must be done to permit a computer program to execute properly but that do not directly contribute to program output.
verb (used without object), housekept, housekeeping.
to keep or maintain a house.
the running of a household
money allocated for the running of a household
organization and tidiness in general, as of an office, shop, etc
the general maintenance of a computer storage system, including removal of obsolete files, documentation, security copying, etc
1540s, from house (n.) + present participle of keep (v.).
[hous-keep] /ˈhaʊsˌkip/ verb (used without object), housekept, housekeeping. 1. to keep or maintain a house.
[hou-zuh l] /ˈhaʊ zəl/ Archaic. noun 1. the Eucharist. 2. the act of administering or receiving the Eucharist. verb (used with object), houseled, houseling or (especially British) houselled, houselling. 3. to administer the Eucharist to. /ˈhaʊzəl/ noun 1. a medieval name for Eucharist verb -sels, -selling, -selled (US) -sels, -seling, -seled 2. (transitive) to give […]
[hous-luh n-der] /ˈhaʊs lən dər/ noun 1. Caryll [kar-uh l] /ˈkær əl/ (Show IPA), 1901–54, English writer on Roman Catholicism.
- House league
noun 1. (in Canada) a sports league in which the members of all teams belong to the same organization, school, or company
[hous-leek] /ˈhaʊsˌlik/ noun 1. Also called old-man-and-old-woman. a succulent plant, Sempervivum tectorum, of the stonecrop family, native to Europe, having reddish flowers and leaves forming dense basal rosettes. 2. any other plant of the genus Sempervivum. /ˈhaʊsˌliːk/ noun 1. any Old World crassulaceous plant of the genus Sempervivum, esp S. tectorum, which has a rosette […]