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Mplinnc7 years ago
–noun
1. the condition that distinguishes organisms from inorganic objects and dead organisms, being manifested by growth through metabolism, reproduction, and the power of adaptation to environment through changes originating internally.
2. the sum of the distinguishing phenomena of organisms, esp. metabolism, growth, reproduction, and adaptation to environment.
3. the animate existence or period of animate existence of an individual: to risk one's life; a short life and a merry one.
4. a corresponding state, existence, or principle of existence conceived of as belonging to the soul: eternal life.
5. the general or universal condition of human existence: Too bad, but life is like that.
6. any specified period of animate existence: a man in middle life.
7. the period of existence, activity, or effectiveness of something inanimate, as a machine, lease, or play: The life of the car may be ten years.
8. a living being: Several lives were lost.
9. living things collectively: the hope of discovering life on other planets; insect life.
10. a particular aspect of existence: He enjoys an active physical life.
11. the course of existence or sum of experiences and actions that constitute a person's existence: His business has been his entire life.
12. a biography: a newly published life of Willa Cather.
13. animation; liveliness; spirit: a speech full of life.
14. resilience; elasticity.
15. the force that makes or keeps something alive; the vivifying or quickening principle: The life of the treaty has been an increase of mutual understanding and respect.
16. a mode or manner of existence, as in the world of affairs or society: So far her business life has not overlapped her social life.
17. the period or extent of authority, popularity, approval, etc.: the life of the committee; the life of a bestseller.
18. a prison sentence covering the remaining portion of the offender's animate existence: The judge gave him life.
19. anything or anyone considered to be as precious as life: She was his life.
20. a person or thing that enlivens: the life of the party.
21. effervescence or sparkle, as of wines.
22. pungency or strong, sharp flavor, as of substances when fresh or in good condition.
23. nature or any of the forms of nature as the model or subject of a work of art: drawn from life.
24. Baseball. another opportunity given to a batter to bat because of a misplay by a fielder.
25. (in English pool) one of a limited number of shots allowed a player: Each pool player has three lives at the beginning of the game.
–adjective
26. for or lasting a lifetime; lifelong: a life membership in a club; life imprisonment.
27. of or pertaining to animate existence: the life force; life functions.
28. working from nature or using a living model: a life drawing; a life class.
29. as large as life, actually; indeed: There he stood, as large as life. Also, as big as life.
30. come to life,
a. to recover consciousness.
b. to become animated and vigorous: The evening passed, but somehow the party never came to life.
c. to appear lifelike: The characters of the novel came to life on the screen.
31. for dear life, with desperate effort, energy, or speed: We ran for dear life, with the dogs at our heels. Also, for one's life.
32. for the life of one, as hard as one tries; even with the utmost effort: He can't understand it for the life of him.
33. get a life, to improve the quality of one's social and professional life: often used in the imperative to express impatience with someone's behavior.
34. not on your life, Informal. absolutely not; under no circumstances; by no means: Will I stand for such a thing? Not on your life!
35. take one's life in one's hands, to risk death knowingly: We were warned that we were taking our lives in our hands by going through that swampy area.
36. to the life, in perfect imitation; exactly: The portrait characterized him to the life.

Origin:
bef. 900; ME lif(e); OE līf; c. D lijf, G Leib body, ON līf life, body; akin to live 1


13.
vivacity, sprightliness, vigor, verve, activity, energy.

 

13.
inertia.
 
PKTraceur8 years ago
42 is only 42 because you can make any number from 42. The answer to life is EVERTHYING
dombeef (author)  PKTraceur8 years ago
How can you make any number from it?
42 is a two digit number. Now, this may seem confusing, but if you think about it for awhile, youll get it.

4 and 2 makes 42. 4 div. by 2=2. 2div. 2 = 1. Now, you can coninuosley use one, but I disagree with that. To get 3, 2+ (4 div. by 2=2. 2div. 2 = 1) =3. 5= 2 +(2+ (4 div. by 2=2. 2div. 2 = 1))and so on. Youll get it soon. (Notice I repeat using the digits, sorry about that. However, I only start with 4 and 2.

-PKT
Wow. That's really cool!
Wow how do you know that
Umm... I thought about it for awhile... Just think about it, it works. -PKT
dombeef (author)  PKTraceur8 years ago
Ok Thanks!
Really though, the meaning to life, the universe, and everything, is 42.
Sorunome6 years ago
42!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
dombeef (author)  Sorunome6 years ago
It is already answered
Have you never seen 'Monty Python's Meaning of Life'?
No But I have seen Money Python and the golden grail! It Was HALARIOS!!!
To surf the net,play video games until your eyes fall out and....thats about it :)
bounty10127 years ago
42?
zascecs8 years ago
To drink my Iced Tea!
There is no point to live on if you don't try this!
dombeef (author)  zascecs7 years ago
lol But i dont know why my comment is under this comment
DJ Radio8 years ago
....
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dombeef (author)  DJ Radio8 years ago
I know I just wanted to see what people on instructables thought it was.
HEY! >: (
what?
I just posted that picture.
fail.
DrWeird1178 years ago
Damn...I dunno. I'm just a passenger on this vessel to death that we call life.
DrWeird1178 years ago
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Berkin8 years ago
3
orksecurity8 years ago
Life is a mathematical game based on a a finite-state automaton, invented by John Conway. It's also a board game (sold by Milton Bradley, if I remember correctly). Now, about the sound of one hand clapping...
Evilblaze8 years ago
Sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll. And there was a movie where they said 42, that is also a good answer......
codongolev8 years ago
42. just google "the meaning of life, the universe and everything" and see what happens.
kelseymh8 years ago
42
oh you guys
NachoMahma8 years ago
1) Take care of children 2) Make more children
How very Malthusian of you!
Sandisk1duo8 years ago
try to change the world
Chicken22098 years ago
according to monty python its something like to take long walks in the park Yea, i thought it was stupid too but the wheres the fish thing was worse
frollard8 years ago
I'm gonna third that. 42.
lemonie8 years ago
42