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- n. The length of time for which an organism lives.
- n. The length of time for which something exists or is current or valid.
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- n. the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
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They die within a day; their lifespan is accelerated because time works on them differently, just as time works differently on a Galapagos tortoise and a Rattus rattus.
The gun and bullets are both my capacity to create something of merit and the subject matter, and my lifespan is the time in which I can go around shooting things.
So if researchers want to achieve big gains in lifespan and healthspan they have to go after the aging process itself.
"We have a current industrial system where nobody knows what's in our materials, and there's no plan for where they go with those chemicals when their lifespan is over."
As it is, our reproductive lifespan is confined into the time when we should be setting up a stable environment for a family.
Average lifespan is not a meaningful indicator of health care.
Overall, these snow complainers need to be reminded of the fact that their lifespan is finite, and as such, there will be a time in a few short years, when they're going to be dead.
In other words, the energy impact of building and driving a car during its lifespan is less than that required to keep a dog alive during its lifespan.
You mean the same UK where the lifespan is 79.3 years rather than 78 years for the US?
I can't justify changing from the Fords though, since their service & lifespan is so good.
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