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long-life Line breaks: long-life
Pronunciation: /ˌlɒŋˈlʌɪf/

Definition of long-life in English:


1(Of food) treated so as to stay fresh for longer than usual: long-life milk
More example sentences
  • Meanwhile, a Wroughton businessman is still collecting clothes, blankets, and long-life food.
  • Once again, though, the palate flavour tastes like long-life juice, rather than freshly squeezed.
  • They managed to buy basics such as long-life milk, cereal, chocolate and biscuits, but Paul was determined to bring his family to safety.
1.1(Of a product) able to continue working for longer than others of the same kind: long-life batteries
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  • Erdheim says consumers should use primary, or non-rechargeable, batteries - such as alkaline cells - for intermittent use or long-life products, including smoke detectors.
  • Perhaps in a decade the IT industry will return to sufficient stability to offer long-life products, but not today.
  • A Canadian outfit has started volume production of long-life batteries which enable notebooks to run for up to 16 hours.
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