Definition of Lifespan

1. Noun. The period during which something is functional (as between birth and death). "He lived a long and happy life"

Exact synonyms: Life, Life-time, Lifetime
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Terms within: Birth, Death, Demise, Dying, Time Of Life, Age, Eld
Specialized synonyms: Afterlife, Hereafter
Derivative terms: Lifer



Definition of Lifespan

1. Noun. The length of time for which an organism lives. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) The length of time for which something exists or is current or valid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lifespan

1. a lifetime [n -S] - See also: lifetime

Medical Definition of Lifespan

1. 1. The duration of life of an individual. 2. The normal or average duration of life of members of a given species. See: longevity. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lifespan

liferenters
liferentrix
liferentrixes
liferents
lifers
lifes
lifesaver
lifesavers
lifesaving
lifesavings
lifesize
lifesized
lifeskill
lifeskills
lifesome
lifespan (current term)
lifespans
lifespring
lifesprings
lifestream
lifestreaming
lifestreams
lifestring
lifestrings
lifestyle
lifestyler
lifestylers
lifestyles
lifetap
lifetime

Literary usage of Lifespan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Turn of the Century: 2100 by Charlie Pedersen (2007)
""The imbalance of our world community needs to be viewed holistically: World Demographic Tiers-Gross Domestic Product and lifespan Tier Tier parameters ..."

2. Optimising Russian Natural Gas: Reform And Climate Policy by Isabel Murray, Alexandrina Platonova-Oquab, International Energy Agency (2006)
"In 2004, close to 26 000 km or 7% of Russia's stock of underground distribution pipelines was at or over its normative lifespan of 40 years ..."

3. Back from Utopia: The Challenge of the Modern Movement by Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen (2002)
"Therefore, they had a long functional lifespan, and the technical life expectancy was accordingly great. With the Industrial Revolution, the programmes for ..."

4. Light's Labour's Lost: Policies for Energy-Efficient Lighting by Paul Waide, Satoshi Tanishima, International Energy Agency (2006)
"The on-off switching frequency used in standard test procedures thus produces values that are only indicative of the lifespan ..."

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