life


life

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Life — (l[imac]f), n.; pl. {Lives} (l[imac]vz). [AS. l[imac]f; akin to D. lijf body, G. leib body, MHG. l[imac]p life, body, OHG. l[imac]b life, Icel. l[imac]f, life, body, Sw. lif, Dan. liv, and E. live, v. [root]119. See {Live}, and cf. {Alive}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Life — For other uses, see Life (disambiguation). Life (Biota / Vitae / Eobionti) …   Wikipedia

  • life — I. noun (plural lives) Etymology: Middle English lif, from Old English līf; akin to Old English libban to live more at live Date: before 12th century 1. a. the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body b. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Life of Pi — Infobox Book name = Life of Pi title orig = translator = image caption = author = Yann Martel illustrator = cover artist = country = Canada language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Knopf Canada release date = September 2001 media… …   Wikipedia

  • life — See: BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH, BIG AS LIFE, CAT HAS NINE LIVES, CHARMED LIFE, COME ALIVE OT COME TO LIFE, FACTS OF LIFE, FOR DEAR LIFE, FOR THE LIFE OF ONE, LEAD A DOG S LIFE, NIGHT LIFE, NOT ON YOUR LIFE OR ONE S LIFE, TAKE ONE S LIFE IN ONE S… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Life imprisonment — or life incarceration is a sentence of imprisonment for a serious crime, often for most or even all of the criminal s remaining life, but in fact for a period which varies between jurisdictions: many countries have a maximum possible period of… …   Wikipedia

  • Life (magazine) — Life generally refers to three American magazines: *A humor and general interest magazine published from 1883 to 1936. Time founder Henry Luce bought all rights to this magazine solely so that he could acquire the rights to its name. *A… …   Wikipedia

  • Life extension — refers to an increase in maximum or average lifespan, especially in humans, by slowing down or reversing the processes of aging. Average lifespan is determined by vulnerability to accidents and age related afflictions such as cancer or… …   Wikipedia

  • Life annuity — Life Life (l[imac]f), n.; pl. {Lives} (l[imac]vz). [AS. l[imac]f; akin to D. lijf body, G. leib body, MHG. l[imac]p life, body, OHG. l[imac]b life, Icel. l[imac]f, life, body, Sw. lif, Dan. liv, and E. live, v. [root]119. See {Live}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Life arrow — Life Life (l[imac]f), n.; pl. {Lives} (l[imac]vz). [AS. l[imac]f; akin to D. lijf body, G. leib body, MHG. l[imac]p life, body, OHG. l[imac]b life, Icel. l[imac]f, life, body, Sw. lif, Dan. liv, and E. live, v. [root]119. See {Live}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Life assurance — Life Life (l[imac]f), n.; pl. {Lives} (l[imac]vz). [AS. l[imac]f; akin to D. lijf body, G. leib body, MHG. l[imac]p life, body, OHG. l[imac]b life, Icel. l[imac]f, life, body, Sw. lif, Dan. liv, and E. live, v. [root]119. See {Live}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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