long-lived long-lived


  • (adj) existing for a long time



  1. It even embodies its own critique in the person of crabby superfan Comic Book Guy, but for all the long-lived series' ups and downs, it remains the Best.
  2. That's because the people of Pinghan and surrounding Bama county, located 250 kilometers northwest of Nanning in Guangxi province, are exceptionally long-lived.
  3. But like many long-lived gastronomic rites, the custom ran into trouble when globalization kicked into high gear.


  1. Derecho was term coined by physicist in late 1800s

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With a massive line of storms poised to rumble through the Midwest meteorologists were throwing the word "derecho" around like a football. Experts defined a derecho as a line of long-lived, powerful storms with winds of 60-100 mph.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Examiner

  2. Americans could see severe weather from derecho

    A derecho is a long-lived squall line of thunderstorms that "bows" as it moves forward, meaning you see an arc instead of a straight line on the radar.  This leads to widespread straight-line wind damage.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WBTV Charlotte

  3. Doctor Who: The Mind of Evil

    Recommended The Show: With the release of TheMind of Evil , all of the Doctor Who adventures featuring JonPertwee as thelong-lived Time Lord are available on home video. Pertweeis my favorite actor to play the roleduring the first run of the show, and the idea of owning all of hisappearanceson the show still makes me a bit giddy. It's a good story also, featuring his arch nemesis, The Master,and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: DVD Talk


  1. "This is a very, very important day for the state of New Jersey," said Corzine. "We are making a long-lived commitment today that will impact not just our generation but future generations."
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Jon S Corzine Source: Forbes

  2. Vampires, Mitra says, "are like rock gods. They're like Keith Richards or Mick Jagger - long-lived, timeless, sexy nocturnal beings who seem immortal and very cavalier about it. I can see why young girls would get all caught up in Twilight. They're...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Rhona Mitra Source: Malaysia Star

  3. New York Times critic Ben Brantley called it "one of the most richly human works of art to have emerged from this long-lived war," while the Royal United Services Institute Journal reported it "has a depth of human knowledge and fellow...
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: Ben Brantley Source: Globe and Mail

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