life

  1. a characteristic state or mode of living
  2. the course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living
  3. the experience of living; the course of human events and activities
  4. the condition of living or the state of being alive
  5. the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
  6. the period between birth and the present time
  7. anim......

    Life

    [textbook] Life, by David E. Sadava et al, is a biological science textbook used at many colleges and universities around the United States of America. It is currently in its ninth edition. It is published by W.H. Freeman. ...
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    Life

    [book] Life is a memoir by the Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, written with the assistance of journalist James Fox. Published in October 2010, in hardback, audio and e-book formats, the book chronicles Richards` love of music, charting influences from his mother and maternal grandfather, through his discovery of blues music, the fo...
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    LIFE

    See Conway's Game of Life.
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    life

    [n] - the period from the present until death 2. [n] - the period between birth and the present time 3. [n] - the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death) 4. [n] - a characteristic state or mode of living 5. [n] - the course of existence of an individual 6. [n] - the organic phenomenon that...
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    Life

    US weekly magazine of photojournalism, which recorded US and world events pictorially from 1936-72, 1978-â€Æ`. It was founded by Henry Luce, owner of Time Inc., who bought the title of an older...
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    Life

    Life (līf) noun ; plural Lives (līvz). [ Anglo-Saxon līf ; akin to Dutch lijf body, German leib body, Middle High German līp life, body, Old High German līb life, Icelandic līf , life, body, Swedish ...
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    life

    Origin: AS. Lf; akin to D. Lijf body, G. Leib body, MHG. Lp life, body, OHG. Lb life, Icel. Lf, life, body, Sw. Lif, Dan. Liv, and E. Live, v. See Live, and cf. Alive. ... 1. The state of being which begins with generation, birth, or germination, and ends with death; also, the time during which this state continues; that state of an animal or plant...
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    life

    living noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities; `he could no longer cope with the complexities of life`
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    Life

    • (n.) An essential constituent of life, esp. the blood. • (n.) Figuratively: The potential or animating principle, also, the period of duration, of anything that is conceived of as resembling a natural organism in structure or functions; as, the life of a state, a machine, or a book; authority is the life of government. • (n.) The l...
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    Life

    (from the article `Cavendish, George`) English courtier and writer who won a minor but lasting reputation through a single work, his Life of Cardinal Wolsey, a landmark in the development ... ...and simpler; in a series of moving moments it unfolds the struggle within Sir Thomas More between his duty to conscience and his duty to his ki...
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    Life

    weekly picture magazine (1936–72) published in New York City. Life was a pioneer in photojournalism and one of the major forces in that field`s ... [9 related articles]
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    life

    the state of a material complex or individual characterized by the capacity to perform certain functional activities, including metabolism, growth, ... [17 related articles]
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    life

    Type: Term Pronunciation: līf Definitions: 1. Vitality, the essential condition of being alive; the state of existence characterized by such functions as metabolism, growth, reproduction, adaptation, and response to stimuli. 2. Living organisms such as animals and plants.
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    Life

    The period during which a system is capable of operating above a specified performance level.
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    Life

    [manga] The English language version of the manga, published by Tokyopop, was originally rated OT (Older Teen; 16+), but starting with the release of Volume 6 and carrying back over to future reprintings of the previous five, the rating was changed to M (Mature; 18+) for extremely explicit content in that volume. As of June 2008, nine volum...
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    Life

    [Des`ree song] `Life` is a popular song recorded by the British pop and soul singer Des`ree. It was the third single from her third album, Supernatural, and was released on 2 June 1998. This song remains Des`ree`s biggest hit, peaking at number one in Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. ==Lyrics and music video== On an `innocuous ton...
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    Life

    [Mika Nakashima song] `Life` is Mika Nakashima`s 23rd single, released on August 22, 2007. Within the first press it included a picture label. The song `Life` is best described as an adult contemporary pop/rock song, and was used as the theme song for the drama of the same name (which is itself based on a manga with that name), starring Kii...
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    life

    the total time for which a lamp has been operated before it becomes useless, or is considered to be so according to specified criteria NOTE - Lamp life is usually expressed in hours.
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    life

    life, although there is no universal agreement as to a definition of life, its biological manifestations are generally considered to be organization, metabolism, growth, irritability, adaptation, and reproduction. Protozoa perform, in a single cell, the same life functions as those carried on by the...
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    life

    Ability to grow, reproduce, and respond to such stimuli as light, heat, and sound. Life on Earth may have begun about 4 billion years ago when a chemical reaction produced the first organic substance. Over time, life has evolved from primitive single-celled organisms to complex multicellular ones. There are now some 10 million different species...
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    Life

    [cereal] Life is a breakfast cereal formerly made of whole grain oats, but now also containing corn flour, whole wheat flour, and rice flour. It is distributed by the Quaker Oats Company. It was introduced in 1961. The cereal`s advertisements currently sport the slogan `Life is full of surprises`. ==History == Life was popularized during th...
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    Life

    [magazine] LIFE was an American magazine that ran weekly from 1883 to 1972, published initially as a humor and general interest magazine. Time founder Henry Luce bought the magazine in 1936, solely so that he could acquire the rights to its name, and shifted it to a role as a weekly news magazine with a strong emphasis on photojournalism. L...
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    Life

    Life is a characteristic distinguishing physical entities having signaling and self-sustaining processes from those that do not, either because such functions have ceased (death), or because they lack such functions and are classified as inanimate. Biology is a science concerned with the study of life. The smallest contiguous unit of life is calle...
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    Life

    a noun that refers to a batsman being reprieved because of a mistake by the fielding team, through dropping a catch, missing a run-out chance or the wicket-keeper missing a stumping.
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