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  • nonlife — 1. noun a) All objects or substances except those considered alive. Life reproduces. Everything else is nonlife. b) A life so devoid of meaning or activity that it is barely worth living. These guys do good jobs given the kind of nonlives they… …   Wiktionary

  • nonlife — “+ noun : absence of life somewhere along the road … life and nonlife seem to merge Treasury of Science * * * /non luyf /, n. lack or absence of life. [1725 35; NON + LIFE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonlife — /non luyf /, n. lack or absence of life. [1725 35; NON + LIFE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonlife — n. absence of life …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonlife — non·life …   English syllables

  • non|life — «NON lyf», noun, adjective. –n. absence or negation of life: »In the evolution from nonlife to life, atoms group themselves to form new combinations (Science News Letter). –adj. of or having to do with insurance other than life insurance: »One… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vito Antuofermo — Infobox Boxer name=Vito Antuofermo realname=Vito Gabriel Antuofermo nickname= weight=Middleweight nationality=flagicon|Italy Italian birth date=Birth date and age|1953|2|9|mf=y birth place=Bari, Italy death date= death place= style=Orthodox total …   Wikipedia

  • Gaia hypothesis — The study of planetary habitability is partly based upon extrapolation from knowledge of the Earth s conditions, as the Earth is the only planet currently known to harbour life. The Gaia hypothesis, also known as Gaia theory or Gaia principle,… …   Wikipedia

  • Mediocrity principle — Mediocre redirects here. For the album by Ximena Sariñana, see Mediocre (album). The mediocrity principle is the notion in philosophy of science that there is nothing very unusual about the evolution of our solar system, the Earth, any one nation …   Wikipedia

  • 1828 in science — The year 1828 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.Astronomy* Félix Savary computes the first orbit of a visual double star when he calculates the orbit of the double star Xi Ursae Majoris.Biology* Karl Ernst… …   Wikipedia