Examples of life span in a Sentence
the average life span of house cats
increase the human life span
Recent Examples of life span from the Web
Gabor lived a long and colorful life spanning nine marriages before her death at age 99 in December 2016.
But in its relatively short life span, the AR-15 has also become inextricably linked with tragedy and has been vilified as the weapon of mass murder.
Vitter's backers said that overlooking a few speeches or writings here and there is understandable for an attorney with a rich public life spanning three decades.
Particularly distressing for Donahue and board member Cathy Piehl was chart from DePaul showing when schools would be reaching their 75-year life span.
Scientists have also puzzled over their life span and growth rates.
People who live on the street have a life span that is an average 25 years shorter than the rest of the population, said Jesse Rabinowitz, an advocacy specialist at Miriam’s Kitchen.
Of course, most people tend to accept that trees — once cut down for decorative holiday purposes — have a finite life span, and will toss the tree once its time is up.
As people continue to live longer and longer, technology must advance to keep up with our extended life spans.
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First Known Use of life span
LIFE SPAN Defined for English Language Learners
: the amount of time that a person or animal actually lives
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