average life


Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Encyclopedia.

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.

average life (mean life),

n the average of the individual lives of all of the atoms of a particular radioactive substance; 1.443 times radioactive half-life. See also half-life.
References in periodicals archive ?
The securitization consists of a three-year average life $630 million series and a seven-year average life $870 million series of floating rate asset backed certificates, each with two classes of publicly traded securities (Class A and Class B) and a separate class of privately placed collateral invested amounts.
A Liverpool woman aged 65 today can expect to live four years longer than their granddaughter, with an average life expectancy of just over 84.
The average life expectancy in Bulgaria is 74 years, with women living seven years longer than men, Nova TV reported on Thursday.
SK Roy, chairman of LIC has announced that passing on the benefits of the increase in life expectancy, the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has made a change to its mortality table for policyholders to include the enhanced average life expectancy of Indians, which has increased from 60 years in 1996 to 65 years in 2011.
Tokyo, July 26 ( ANI ): Women in Japan have once again taken the top position in terms of women's average life span in 2012, a year after stepping down to the second spot behind Hong Kong, it was revealed on Thursday.
Adding carnosine to foodstuff was accompanied and followed by a 20% increase in the average life span of males, but it did not influence the average life span of females.
It is true that on average life spans have increased.
24, 2010 (CENS)--Taiwan's average life insurance coverage provided by first-year policies (FYP) per person totaled NT$652,700 in the first 10 months of this year, a 7-year low, indicating insufficient insurance coverage for Taiwanese, according to the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC).
Liberty's PRIME Series 2010-1 RMBS offer, which was launched a week ago, was priced at 100 basis points over swap on the Class A1 AUD85m top tranche that carried a weighted average life of 0.
I also have issue with the fact that the aforementioned average life restriction does not differentiate between fixed-rate and variable-rate investments.
Earthmate: Mini size (13, 15, 20, and 23 watts) 1 mg of mercury, 10,000 hour average life

Full browser ?