English noun: lifespan
|1.||lifespan (time) the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)|
|Samples||The battery had a short life.|
He lived a long and happy life.
|Synonyms||life, life-time, lifetime|
|Broader (hypernym)||period, period of time, time period|
|Narrower (hyponym)||afterlife, hereafter|
|Part holonym||age, birth, death, demise, dying, eld, time of life|