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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.

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.
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The UK ranks global average expectancy All have average life expectancies of 57.
In Iceland, for example, the average life expectancy for men and women is 81 and 84, respectively.
For periods before 2014, the analysts give average life expectancy figures for three-year data periods around years ending in '0.
Official data in this regard has showed that average life both for male and female in the country has improved on account of government's efforts to handle health issues effectively.
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.
In an annual report, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said that the average life span for Japanese women stood at 86.
While average life expectancy appears to be on the rise, using average life expectancies for planning purposes creates a potentially large problem: only one half of the lives used to calculate the average are deceased by the time the sample population actually reaches average life expectancy age.
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
Although, available data arc limited, our results may suggest socioeconomic policies that may extend the average life expectancy by improving living conditions of both old men and women.

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