lifetime lifetime  /ˈlaɪf ˌtaɪm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Eventually he was able to pry open a door blocked for thousands of years -- and last week announced the discovery of a lifetime.

News

  1. Field trip of a lifetime: Douglas students experience Washington D.C.

    Four nights and five days became the experience of a lifetime for Douglas students and chaperones on a recent field trip to the nation’s capital. The group of 37 included 24 recently promoted eighth graders from Paul Huber Middle School, as well as a DHS sophomore and two graduates from the Class of 2013.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Douglas Dispatch

  2. Lifetime adds Billy Campbell and Clea Duvall to Lizzie Borden movie

    Lifetime's upcoming Lizzie Borden biopic, starring Christina Ricci, has added two more to its cast.TV Line reports that Billy Campbell ("The Killing") and Clea Duvall ("American Horror Story: Asylum") have come aboard to tell the tale of Borden, who infamously was tried and acquitted in the 1892 ax murders of her father and stepmother.Campbell will appear as Andrew Jennings, Borden's lawyer ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Zap2It

  3. Lifetime Brands to Present at the Oppenheimer 13th Annual Consumer Conference on June 25, 2013

    Lifetime Brands, Inc. , a leading global provider of branded kitchenware, tabletop and other products used in the home, today announced that it will present at the
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Unlike many of his listeners, he gave Michelle Obama a pass for saying at a 2008 campaign rally: "For the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Michelle Obama Source: NewsBusters (blog)

  2. In his 2009 Prague speech, President Obama explained that while he wanted "the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons," he recognized that "this goal will not be reached quickly -- perhaps not in my lifetime."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Middle East Report Online

  3. "Working on the Spider-Man movies was the experience of a lifetime for me," Raimi said in a statement. "While we were looking forward to doing a fourth one together, the studio and Marvel have a unique opportunity to take the franchise in a...
    on Jan 11, 2010 By: Sam Raimi Source: Los Angeles Times

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