What does half life mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. half life, half-life(noun)

    the time required for something to fall to half its initial value (in particular, the time for half the atoms in a radioactive substance to disintegrate)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of half life in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of half life in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Brenner:

    Radioactivity has a half-life, it does simply decay away in roughly a day or two.

  2. David Solomon:

    There is a short half-life. The longer you wait, the more it depreciates in value.

  3. Marc Baum:

    You’re very limited with the range of drugs that are amenable to this technology, they have to be potent, have a long half-life in the body and be very soluble.

  4. James Curleigh:

    The best that you ever look in a piece of fast fashion is the first time you wear it. It has this sort of half-life, we'd rather people have fewer products, but better products from Levi's.

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