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mean life

(mēn līf)
The average lifetime of decay of a radioactive atom.
Synonym(s): average life.

mean life

(mēn līf)
The average lifetime of decay of a radioactive atom.
Synonym(s): average life.
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The mean lifetime value increased to 30-45% due to the increase in the intensity of the long lifetime value (~ 8 ns).
Of all the industry divisions, only the agriculture, manufacturing, and retail trade industries had lower overall industry mean lifetime cost.
For given r and v, the probability of accepting a lot with the mean lifetime [Theta] is given by
This characteristic lifetime is the mean lifetime associated with an exponential decay of p-Ps.
The figure shows hypothetical data of a device that has a mean lifetime of [10.
0] and standard errors for six runs each at 1 ms and 2 ms trapping times and a best fit value for the mean lifetime of unbound particles in the trap of (0.