lifespan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lifespan the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death) "the battery had a short life","he lived a long and happy life"
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Usage

In literature:

Their average lifespan had been 12,000 years or a little over.
"Zen" by Jerome Bixby
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In news:

On February 24, the council voted 6-5 to hire a health-care financial consultant, at Lifespan 's expense, to review the proposed financing plan.
Dog owners worldwide enjoy longer lifespans on average, reduced blood pressure, improved cardiovascular fitness, and far less stress.
These investors are working principally at the seed stage, the wobbly early moments of a company's lifespan when it's often little more than an idea.
Director of Development, Larry Swartzendruber, explains that after a 30 year lifespan the room needed updating.
Because conditions in their industry change so fast, the lifespan of a strategy is short.
The short lifespan of preplanetary nebulae means there are relatively few of them in existence at any one time.
Tom Luljak discusses occupational therapy and how it is of growing importance to people across the lifespan (not just those suffering from a disability, illness or injury) with Virginia Stoffel.
"Apart from taking care of punctures, the sealant also extends the lifespan of your tyres and doesn't harm any warranty provided by the manufacturers," he says.
COLUMBIA — More than 20 percent of adolescents have reported self-cutting at some time during their lives, according to lifespan.org.
The lifespan of turtles is probably similiar to humans, they may have to liuve to about 70 years of age.
The lifespan of a Southeast Asian soft-shell turtle is not fleeting, like that of a goldfish.
Six years ago, to much fanfare, Congress extended the lifespan of the Voting Rights Act's crucial preclearance provision, Section 5, by twenty-five years.
Here is a diet that extends lifespan by 50 percent or more.
At 27, he was near the end of the lifespan range for Malayan tapirs , an endangered species.
Under the TSO program, Google's employee stock options, upon transfer , will have a lifespan of the lesser of two years or up to the remaining term under the original grant.
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In science:

In fact, the genetic deaths of mothers with weak genotypes select the best fitted families to survive, increasing the lifespan [7,8], as can be seen from figure 4.
The Penna model for biological ageing on a lattice: spatial consequences of child-care
The lifespan of a class of smooth spherically symmetric solutions of the compressible euler equations with variable entropy in three space dimensions several spaces variables.
Low Mach number flows, and combustion
Proof: Putting together the lower bound for the lifespan of (θ , u) given by (17) and the uniqueness of smooth solutions, it suffices to state that under the assumptions of the lemma, we have 0≤t
Global Existence Results for the Anisotropic Boussinesq System in Dimension Two
So let us assume from now on that s ≥ 3 and let us denote by (θ , u) the maximal solution supplied by Proposition 4, and by T ∗ the lifespan of (θ , u).
Global Existence Results for the Anisotropic Boussinesq System in Dimension Two
Traditional sequential patterns algorithms are founded on the assumption that items in databases are static, and that they existed throughout the whole lifespan of the world modeled by the database.
Temporal Support of Regular Expressions in Sequential Pattern Mining
In many real-world applications, assuming that the values of attributes for a category occurrence do not change (or even that a category occurrence spans over the complete lifespan of the dataset) could not be realistic.
Temporal Support of Regular Expressions in Sequential Pattern Mining
We assume that the category schema is constant across time, i.e., the attributes of a category are the same throughout the lifespan of the category.
Temporal Support of Regular Expressions in Sequential Pattern Mining
Bourgain has proven a mass concentration property for solutions to cubic NLS posed in L2 (R2 ) with a finite lifespan (T ∗ < ∞).
Mass Concentration for the Davey-Stewartson System
About lifespan of regular solutions of equations related to viscoelastic fluids.
The Cauchy-Dirichlet problem for the FENE dumbbell model of polymeric fluids
The lifespan of each individual is an exponential random variable of mean 1.
Recent results on branching random walks
Nevertheless, as in , we are able to compare them to closed ODEs and derive bounds on the lifespan of smooth solutions.
Smooth solutions and singularity formation for the inhomogeneous nonlinear wave equation
Taking advantage of the Strichartz estimates and using the special structure of the vorticity we show that the lifespan Tε of the solutions is bounded below by log log log 1 ε , where ε denotes the Mach number.
Low Mach number limit for the isentropic Euler system with axisymmetric initial data
As an application in space dimension two, if we denote by Tε the time lifespan of the solution (vε , cε ) then limε→0 Tε = +∞.
Low Mach number limit for the isentropic Euler system with axisymmetric initial data
To study the lifespan of the solutions we do not use the approach of based on the stability of the incompressible Euler system.
Low Mach number limit for the isentropic Euler system with axisymmetric initial data
Therefore it is legitimate to try to accomplish the same program for the system (1.1) as in the subcritical case and especially to quantify a lower bound for the lifespan of the solutions.
Low Mach number limit for the isentropic Euler system with axisymmetric initial data
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