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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He told the Lord Chancellor: "Life should mean life for murder.
When it comes to the torture and murder of an innocent like this, life should mean life.
Rose slammed the "inconsistency" in the Irish justice system and said life should mean life.
EVIL double killer Gary Vinter will now "rot in jail" after a legal ruling that life can mean life.
A court ruled last year that US Marine David Bieber should serve 37 years for the murder of Pc Ian Broadhurst, 34, in Leeds, on Boxing Day 2003 and not a whole life sentence Mr McKeever said: "When our colleagues are murdered, in the absence of the death penalty, life should mean life.
NORTHUMBRIA Chief Constable Mike Craik speaks for the majority when he proposes that a life sentence should, in fact, mean life imprisonment (The Journal, August 9).
Martin Kane, 45, whose daughter Laura, nine, was murdered in 1999, is leading calls for life to mean life and has collected 20,000 names on a petition with Liz Nealey, whose son Wesley, 11, was murdered in Newcastle.
An overwhelming 90 per cent also say life should mean life for murderers and terrorists.
JUST a few days after this column was suggesting that a life sentence for murderers and rapists should mean life, we have been confronted with the case of Errol Henry.
Judges at the European Court of Human Rights last week ruled the terms were "inhuman and degrading" - meaning life does not mean life any more.
As was covered by many newspapers and other media recently she says that for the murder of a police officer the sentence should be life, and mean life.