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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In phytogeography, same as vegetation-form.

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Examples

  • The phrase "life-form readings"—whatever that meant—was like his assumption that a woman could join into a man's task of searching the woods or would even want to, a spar thrown up out of the dark sargasso sea of lost memory.

    Ishmael

  • The phrase "life-form readings"—whatever that meant—was like his assumption that a woman could join into a man's task of searching the woods or would even want to, a spar thrown up out of the dark sargasso sea of lost memory.

    Ishmael

  • Sure, microbes might exist in nooks and crannies, deep underground or in liquid or icy water, but too many things have to go right for a life-form to evolve beyond a basically single-cell state.

    First Contact

  • Growing a new life-form tuckered Hope out, leaving me at loose ends.

    Mercy Kill

  • Oxygen, ozone, and complex carbon compounds like methane would, if found, strongly suggest that some kind of life-form was on the planet and producing those molecules as a by-product of its existence.

    First Contact

  • There was no mistaking the common bond shared by the samples, with each specific DNA strand possessing a varying number of chemical base pairs relating to the life-form in question.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

  • After learning that an assimilating alien life-form had awoken from an icy slumber to gobble up whatever life it could get its creepy paws on, Russell and his crew got to work sorting out just who was legit and who was a filthy imposter, all manner of dog and scientist getting incinerated in the flaming holocaust that ensued.

    Top 10 Remakes Better Than the Original Movie » Scene-Stealers

  • We have determined that the life-form is, in essence, a brain only.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • We have determined that the life-form is, in essence, a brain only.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • Growing a new life-form tuckered Hope out, leaving me at loose ends.

    Mercy Kill

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