mean life


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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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John, 57, of Ryhope, who submitted 30,000 signatures calling for life to mean life to Downing Street last year, said his fight must continue.
Home Office minister Lord Falconer of Thoroton refused to speculate on the pending legal judgment but said in some cases 'life should definitely mean life.
In lieu of a present, your picky friend or family member gets a handsome AGI card announcing a gift that will mean life and hope for a tired, beleaguered world.
Should we not pull back from our obsession with lies about sex and concentrate on finding out the truth about policies that mean life or death for people in this country and all over the world?
That could mean life was already present before the scientists got to work.
If untreated, they have a mean life expectancy of two to five years from diagnosis.
When it comes to the torture and murder of an innocent like this, life should mean life.
In this, the most evil of crimes, the robbing of innocence from two sweet girls, life must mean life.
Life will mean life for PC killers' ' (Daily Post May 15th), Home Secretary Theresa May should be commended (if 'life'' really does mean 'LIFE'') for the proposal and her view ''It''s a crime that attacks fundamental basis of society'.
In the case of murder, life should mean life the person murdered is serving that sentence.
Treatment with 65 [micro]g/mL PC extended the mean life span of wild-type N2 and FEM-1 worms by 12.
Mr Justice Teare added: "The trial judge said that the applicant's sentence of life imprisonment must mean life and that if he ever were released from prison it should only be on account of great age or infirmity.