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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey lahyf]
    • /eɪ laɪf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey lahyf]
    • /eɪ laɪf/

Definitions of a-life word

  • abbreviation Technical meaning of A-LIFE Artificial Life 3
  • noun a-life artificial life. 1
  • noun Technical meaning of a-life (algorithm, application)   (a-life) The study of synthetic systems which behave like natural living systems in some way. Artificial Life complements the traditional biological sciences concerned with the analysis of living organisms by attempting to create lifelike behaviours within computers and other artificial media. Artificial Life can contribute to theoretical biology by modelling forms of life other than those which exist in nature. It has applications in environmental and financial modelling and network communications. There are some interesting implementations of artificial life using strangely shaped blocks. A video, probably by the company Artificial Creatures who build insect-like robots in Cambridge, MA (USA), has several mechanical implementations of artificial life forms. See also evolutionary computing, Life. 1
  • noun a-life Alternative form of A-life (artificial life). 0

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A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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