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Life vs. Void — What's the Difference?

Life vs. Void — What's the Difference?

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Life

Life is a characteristic that distinguishes physical entities that have biological processes, such as signaling and self-sustaining processes, from those that do not, either because such functions have ceased (they have died), or because they never had such functions and are classified as inanimate. Various forms of life exist, such as plants, animals, fungi, protists, archaea, and bacteria.
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Void

Containing no matter; empty.
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Life

The property or quality that distinguishes living organisms from dead organisms and inanimate matter, manifested in functions such as metabolism, growth, reproduction, and response to stimuli or adaptation to the environment originating from within the organism.
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Void

Not occupied; unfilled.
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Life

The characteristic state or condition of a living organism.
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Void

Completely lacking; devoid
Void of understanding.
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Life

Living organisms considered as a group
Plant life.
Marine life.
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Void

Ineffective; useless.
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Life

A living being, especially a person
An earthquake that claimed hundreds of lives.
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Void

Having no legal force or validity; null
A contract rendered void.
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Life

The physical, mental, and spiritual experiences that constitute existence
The artistic life of a writer.
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Void

(Games) Lacking cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand.
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Life

The interval of time between birth and death
She led a good, long life.
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Void

An empty space.
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Life

The interval of time between one's birth and the present
Has had hay fever all his life.
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Void

A vacuum.
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Life

A particular segment of one's life
My adolescent life.
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Void

An open space or a break in continuity; a gap.
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Life

The period from an occurrence until death
Elected for life.
Paralyzed for life.
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Void

A feeling or state of emptiness, loneliness, or loss.
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Life

(Slang) A sentence of imprisonment lasting till death.
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Void

(Games) Absence of cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand
A void in hearts.
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Life

The time for which something exists or functions
The useful life of a car.
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Void

To take out (the contents of something); empty.
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Life

A spiritual state regarded as a transcending of corporeal death.
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Void

To excrete (body wastes).
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Life

An account of a person's life; a biography.
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Void

To leave; vacate.
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Life

Human existence, relationships, or activity in general
Real life.
Everyday life.
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Void

To make void or of no validity; invalidate
Issued a new passport and voided the old one.
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Life

A manner of living
Led a hard life.
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Void

To excrete body wastes.
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Life

A specific, characteristic manner of existence. Used of inanimate objects
“Great institutions seem to have a life of their own, independent of those who run them” (New Republic).
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Void

Nothing; empty; not occupied or filled.
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Life

The activities and interests of a particular area or realm
Musical life in New York.
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Void

Having no incumbent; unoccupied; said of offices etc.
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Life

A source of vitality; an animating force
She's the life of the show.
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Void

Being without; destitute; devoid.
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Life

Liveliness or vitality; animation
A face that is full of life.
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Void

Not producing any effect; ineffectual; vain.
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Life

Something that actually exists regarded as a subject for an artist
Painted from life.
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Void

Of no legal force or effect, incapable of confirmation or ratification.
Null and void
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Life

Actual environment or reality; nature.
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Void

Containing no immaterial quality; destitute of mind or soul.
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Life

Of or relating to animate existence; involved in or necessary for living
Life processes.
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Void

That does not return a value; a procedure.
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Life

Continuing for a lifetime; lifelong
Life partner.
Life imprisonment.
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Void

An empty space; a vacuum.
Nobody has crossed the void since one man died trying three hundred years ago; it's high time we had another go.
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Life

Using a living model as a subject for an artist
A life sculpture.
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Void

(astronomy) An extended region of space containing no galaxies.
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Life

(uncountable) The state of organisms preceding their death, characterized by biological processes such as metabolism and reproduction and distinguishing them from inanimate objects; the state of being alive and living.
Having experienced both, the vampire decided that he preferred (un)death to life.
He gave up on life.
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Void

(materials science) A collection of adjacent vacancies inside a crystal lattice.
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Life

(biology) The status possessed by any of a number of entities, including animals, plants, fungi, bacteria, and sometimes viruses, which have the properties of replication and metabolism.
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Void

(fluid mechanics) A pocket of vapour inside a fluid flow, created by cavitation.
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Life

The animating principle or force that keeps an inorganic thing or concept metaphorically alive (dynamic, relevant, etc) and makes it a "living document", "living constitution", etc.
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Void

(construction) An empty space between floors or walls, including false separations and planned gaps between a building and its facade.
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Life

Lifeforms, generally or collectively.
It's life, but not as we know it.
She discovered plant life on the planet.
The rover discovered signs of life on the alien world.
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Void

A black cat.
My little void is so sweet sometimes.
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Life

(countable) A living individual; the fact of a particular individual being alive. Chiefly when indicating individuals were lost (died) or saved.
Many lives were lost during the war.
Her quick thinking saved many dogs' lives.
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Void

An empty place; A location that has nothing useful.
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Life

Existence.
Man's life on this planet has been marked by continual conflict.
The eternal life of the soul
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Void

A voidee.
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Life

A worthwhile existence.
He gets up early in the morning, works all day long — even on weekends — and hardly sees his family. That's no life!
His life was ruined by drugs.
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Void

(transitive) To make invalid or worthless.
He voided the check and returned it.
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Life

A particular aspect of existence.
He struggled to balance his family life, social life and work life.
Sex life, political life
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Void

To empty.
Void one’s bowels
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Life

(informal) Social life.
Get a life.
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Void

To throw or send out; to evacuate; to emit; to discharge.
To void excrement
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Life

Something which is inherently part of a person's existence, such as job, family, a loved one, etc.
She's my love, my life.
Running the bakery is her life.
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Void

To withdraw, depart.
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Life

A period of time during which something has existence.
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Void

To remove the contents of; to make or leave vacant or empty; to quit; to leave.
To void a table
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Life

The period during which one (a person, an animal, a plant; a civilization, species; a star; etc) is alive.
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Void

Containing nothing; empty; vacant; not occupied; not filled.
The earth was without form, and void.
I 'll get me to a place more void.
I 'll chain him in my study, that, at void hours,I may run over the story of his country.
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Life

The span of time during which an object operates.
This light bulb is designed to have a life of 2,000 hours.
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Void

Having no incumbent; unoccupied; - said of offices and the like.
Divers great offices that had been long void.
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Life

The period of time during which an object is recognizable.
The life of this milk carton may be thousands of years in this landfill.
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Void

Being without; destitute; free; wanting; devoid; as, void of learning, or of common use.
A conscience void of offense toward God.
He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbor.
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Life

A particular phase or period of existence.
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Void

Not producing any effect; ineffectual; vain.
[My word] shall not return to me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please.
I will make void the counsel of Judah.
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Life

A period extending from a when a (positive or negative) office, punishment, etc is conferred on someone until that person dies (or, sometimes, reaches retirement age).
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Void

Containing no immaterial quality; destitute of mind or soul.
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Life

Animation; spirit; vivacity.
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Void

Of no legal force or effect, incapable of confirmation or ratification; null. Cf. Voidable, 2.
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Life

The most lively component or participant.
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Void

An empty space; a vacuum.
Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defense,And fills up all the mighty void of sense.
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Life

A biography.
His life of the founder is finished, except for the title.
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Void

To remove the contents of; to make or leave vacant or empty; to quit; to leave; as, to void a table.
Void anon her place.
If they will fight with us, bid them come down,Or void the field.
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Life

Nature, reality, and the forms that exist in it.
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Void

To throw or send out; to evacuate; to emit; to discharge; as, to void excrements.
A watchful application of mind in voiding prejudices.
With shovel, like a fury, voided outThe earth and scattered bones.
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Life

An opportunity for existence.
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Void

To render void; to make to be of no validity or effect; to vacate; to annul; to nullify.
After they had voided the obligation of the oath he had taken.
It was become a practice . . . to void the security that was at any time given for money so borrowed.
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Life

(video games) One of the player's chances to play, lost when the player's character dies or when certain mistakes are made.
Scoring 1000 points is rewarded with an extra life.
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Void

To be emitted or evacuated.
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Life

A chance for the batter (or batting team) to bat again, given as a result of an misplay by a member of the fielding team.
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Void

The state of nonexistence
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Life

One of a player's chances to play in various children's playground games, lost when a mistake is made, for example being struck by the ball in dodgeball.
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Void

An empty area or space;
The huge desert voids
The emptiness of outer space
Without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum
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Life

The life insurance industry.
I work in life.
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Void

Declare invalid;
The contract was annulled
Void a plea
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Life

(countable) A life assured under a life assurance policy (equivalent to the policy itself for a single life contract).
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Void

Clear (a room, house, place) of occupants or empty or clear (a place, receptacle, etc.) of something;
The chemist voided the glass bottle
The concert hall was voided of the audience
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Life

(aviation) To replace components whose operational lifetime has expired.
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Void

Take away the legal force of or render ineffective;
Invalidateas a contract
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Life

(obsolete) God's life
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Void

Excrete or discharge from the body
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Life

The state of being which begins with generation, birth, or germination, and ends with death; also, the time during which this state continues; that state of an animal or plant in which all or any of its organs are capable of performing all or any of their functions; - used of all animal and vegetable organisms.
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Void

Lacking any legal or binding force;
Null and void
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Life

Of human beings: The union of the soul and body; also, the duration of their union; sometimes, the deathless quality or existence of the soul; as, man is a creature having an immortal life.
She shows a body rather than a life.
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Void

Containing nothing;
The earth was without form, and void
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Life

The potential principle, or force, by which the organs of animals and plants are started and continued in the performance of their several and coöperative functions; the vital force, whether regarded as physical or spiritual.
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Life

Figuratively: The potential or animating principle, also, the period of duration, of anything that is conceived of as resembling a natural organism in structure or functions; as, the life of a state, a machine, or a book; authority is the life of government.
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Life

A certain way or manner of living with respect to conditions, circumstances, character, conduct, occupation, etc.; hence, human affairs; also, lives, considered collectively, as a distinct class or type; as, low life; a good or evil life; the life of Indians, or of miners.
That which before us lies in daily life.
By experience of life abroad in the world.
Lives of great men all remind usWe can make our lives sublime.
'T is from high life high characters are drawn.
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Life

Animation; spirit; vivacity; vigor; energy.
No notion of life and fire in fancy and in words.
That gives thy gestures grace and life.
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Life

That which imparts or excites spirit or vigor; that upon which enjoyment or success depends; as, he was the life of the company, or of the enterprise.
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Life

The living or actual form, person, thing, or state; as, a picture or a description from, the life.
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Life

A person; a living being, usually a human being; as, many lives were sacrificed.
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Life

The system of animal nature; animals in general, or considered collectively.
Full nature swarms with life.
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Life

An essential constituent of life, esp: the blood.
The words that I speak unto you . . . they are life.
The warm life came issuing through the wound.
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Life

A history of the acts and events of a life; a biography; as, Johnson wrote the life of Milton.
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Life

Enjoyment in the right use of the powers; especially, a spiritual existence; happiness in the favor of God; heavenly felicity.
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Life

Something dear to one as one's existence; a darling; - used as a term of endearment.
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Life

A characteristic state or mode of living;
Social life
City life
Real life
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Life

The course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living;
He hoped for a new life in Australia
He wanted to live his own life without interference from others
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Life

The experience of living; the course of human events and activities;
He could no longer cope with the complexities of life
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Life

The condition of living or the state of being alive;
While there's life there's hope
Life depends on many chemical and physical processes
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Life

The period during which something is functional (as between birth and death);
The battery had a short life
He lived a long and happy life
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Life

The period between birth and the present time;
I have known him all his life
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Life

Animation and energy in action or expression;
It was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it
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Life

An account of the series of events making up a person's life
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Life

The period from the present until death;
He appointed himself emperor for life
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Life

A living person;
His heroism saved a life
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Life

Living things collectively;
The oceans are teeming with life
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Life

A motive for living;
Pottery was his life
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Life

The organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones;
There is no life on the moon
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Life

A prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives;
He got life for killing the guard
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