the probable number of years remaining in the life of an individual or class of persons determined statistically, affected by such factors as heredity, physical condition, nutrition, and occupation.
the statistically determined average number of years of life remaining after a specified age for a given group of individuals Also called expectation of life
life expectancy n.
The number of years that one is expected to live as determined by statistics.
noun 1. a ring-shaped float of balsa wood or metal tubing, having a grating or network at the center, for rescuing a number of survivors from a foundered vessel.
noun 1. . noun the soul
noun 1. the form that is characteristic of a particular organism at maturity. noun 1. (biology) the characteristic overall form and structure of a mature organism on the basis of which it can be classified 2. any living creature 3. (in science fiction) an alien
[lahyf-fuh l] /ˈlaɪf fəl/ adjective 1. full of life; lively; animated.