Definition of life form in English:

life form

Pronunciation /ˈlīf ˌfô(ə)rm/ /ˈlaɪf ˌfɔ(ə)rm/

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  • Any living thing.

    ‘an extraterrestrial life form’
    • ‘The scientists say it is the first time that such a complex life form has been found living in an underwater volcano.’
    • ‘What about the belief that a finite entity, a life form of some form or other, now quite possibly dead, created our universe?’
    • ‘I was basically an extraterrestrial life form on this planet.’
    • ‘Movement, sentience, and self-conscious thought are the basic capabilities of the human life form.’
    • ‘The next mystery blob really could turn out to be a new life form.’
    • ‘It's a well-constructed sculpture depicting the birth of a life form and a welcome respite from this dark exhibition.’
    • ‘He will have noble, humane reasons for everything he does, and will want to invent a cure for cancer and communicate with a new life form in another galaxy.’
    • ‘It truly is like being in the presence of a benign life form, maybe a similar vibe to standing next to a five hundred year-old tree in a quiet, deserted wood.’
    • ‘Think about the implications of biotechs being able to own a life form itself: it's not just about our food supply.’
    • ‘Through the glassy outer layer a primitive life form can be seen.’
    • ‘Robotics poses a different threat - the creation of a new life form that may escape our control.’
    • ‘Some life form of high intelligence has to be behind those lovely chocolate-covered bars that come from there.’
    • ‘Furthermore, no one should be permitted to claim a life form as intellectual property.’
    • ‘Yet they were the dominant life form here on earth for a good 300 million years.’
    • ‘If he succeeds, the scientist will become the first to successfully create a new life form in a test tube.’
    • ‘They are also more and more likely to pass laws that make a commodity of a natural life form.’
    • ‘An alien life form has arrived to earth and is jumping from body to body, killing everything in its path and stealing anything it cares to.’
    • ‘The human race comes close to extinction when a huge meteor crashes in the Arizona desert with a life form unlike anything we've ever seen!’
    • ‘It had detected a powerful life form somewhere on the spire.’
    • ‘The thing was in his way, and it was definitely a life form.’
    being, body, creature, individual, organism, life form