She is older than he is but has a long lifespan. The Sun (2016)The patches he received have a limited lifespan, meaning more surgery will be required. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some people facing a limited lifespan would have made different choices. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is something morally repulsive about an accessory that costs so much for such a short lifespan. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not in the lifespan of a normal human being. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The average lifespan of a website is about two months. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the future many of these could expect to have a longer lifespan. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is now a chronic manageable condition and people can expect a normal lifespan. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Trees remind us that the human lifespan is a fleeting thing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Negative ions have a short lifespan and need to be manufactured constantly. Stay Well This Winter (1989)The aggressive squid has an average lifespan of just one year. The Sun (2013)But a watch has a considerably longer lifespan than other fashion products. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Science has so far shown that genetics accounts for variability in human lifespan by a third. The Sun (2014)It is hoped that as a result human lifespan will increase. The Sun (2014)Bands do have a natural lifespan and if the whole thing had come to an end nobody would have been surprised. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most ideas have a natural lifespan. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The normal lifespan is five years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It smacks of wishful thinking and the inability to accept one's limited lifespan. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And they aren't discouraged by the limited lifespan of the work. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When you compromise your spine, a shorter lifespan is something that goes with the territory. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She would then have enjoyed a normal lifespan, the inquest was told. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One study has shown that intermittent fasting will increase the lifespan of animals by about 30 per cent. The Sun (2013)A decade is probably the average lifespan of a small press. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The company invests in long lifespan projects in energy, transport, healthcare and education. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The studies show that tiny mutations in the make-up of particular genes can sharply increase a person 's lifespan. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But while surface oil has a limited lifespan, the long-term effects on the sea and its ecology will take years to determine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， lifespan 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: lifespan NOUN
person, animal The lifespan of a person, animal, or plant is the period of time for which they live or are normally expected to live.
A 15-year lifespan is not uncommon for a dog.
英式英语: lifespan NOUN
product The lifespan of a product, organization, or idea is the period of time for which it is expected to work properly or to last.
Most boilers have a lifespan of 15 to 20 years.
lifespan 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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