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Definition of "life-cycle" []

  • The whole cycle or series of vital phenomena exhibited by an organism in its successive stages of development from the ovum; life-history. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "life-cycle" in a sentence
  • "(The Lantern based this back-of-the-envelope calculation on a 2006 report from California estimating the life-cycle energy costs of water and a 1999 study suggesting that an individual uses about 70 gallons of water indoors daily.)"
  • "It's possible that this is just a life-cycle phenomenon."
  • "Anne has served as President of Congregation Shaareth Israel, and during a 6-year period when the congregation had no Rabbi, Anne frequently led services, read and taught Torah, and officiated at life-cycle events."
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