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interj. A reply to or comment on an undesirable situation. "I accidentally deleted all my files!" "Lose, lose."
View Definition: provocative maintenance
[common ironic mutation of `preventive maintenance'] n. Actions performed upon a machine at regularly scheduled intervals to ensure that the system remains in a usable state. So called because it is all too often performed by a
who doesn't know what he is doing; this results in the machine's remaining in an *un*usable state for an indeterminate amount of time. See also