AskDefine | Define lifespan

Dictionary Definition

lifespan n : the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death); "the battery had a short life"; "he lived a long and happy life" [syn: life, lifetime]

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English

Noun

  1. the typical length of time that any particular organism can be expected to live

Translations

the typical length of time that any particular organism can be expected to live

Extensive Definition

Life span refers to the typical length of time that any particular organism can be expected to live. It may also refer to:
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lifespan in Urdu: عرصۂ حیات
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