something from which useful knowledge or principles can be learned
[lahyf-lahyk] /ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk/ adjective 1. resembling or simulating real : a lifelike portrait. /ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk/ adjective 1. closely resembling or representing life adj. 1610s, “likely to live,” from life (n.) + like (adj.). Meaning “exactly like the living original” is from 1725.
[lahyf-lahyn] /ˈlaɪfˌlaɪn/ noun 1. a , fired across a ship or boat, by means of which a hawser for a breeches buoy may be hauled aboard. 2. a or rope for saving , as one attached to a lifeboat. 3. any of various running above the decks, spars, etc., of a ship or boat to […]
noun 1. a list of species sighted and identified by a bird watcher or naturalist over a lifetime.
[lahyf-lawng, -long] /ˈlaɪfˌlɔŋ, -ˌlɒŋ/ adjective 1. lasting or continuing through all or much of one’s life: lifelong regret. /ˈlaɪfˌlɒŋ/ adjective 1. lasting for or as if for a lifetime adj. also life-long, “continuing a lifetime,” 1855, from life (n.) + long (adj.).