life cycle


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to life cycle: Product life cycle, Life cycle assessment, Project life cycle
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to life cycle

a series of stages through which an organism passes between recurrences of a primary stage

Related Words

the course of developmental changes in an organism from fertilized zygote to maturity when another zygote can be produced

References in periodicals archive ?
PMs shall consider supportability, life cycle costs, performance, and schedule comparable in making program decisions [emphasis added].
The toolkit will enable high quality life cycle assessment (LCA) studies to be conducted for buildings, assemblies, products and materials and support LCA-based design tools and the development of life cycle based eco-labels and environmental product declarations.
Life cycle management itself is not a new concept, as the Air Force Logistics Command (now Materiel Command) history office so eloquently stated nearly 30 years ago:
Life cycle thinking is a holistic view: Design options should not have a reduced impact at one life-cycle stage at the expense of increasing the impact on the complete life cycle.
Optimizing pumping system design and saving on the total life cycle cost of a pumping system requires more than merely minimizing waste, maximizing efficiency, cutting energy costs or trimming maintenance expenses.
In many cases, this approach is perceived to be easier than managing the data throughout its life cycle.
Also presented is a framework for incorporating security into the information system development life cycle (SDLC) process.
Significant problems can crop up when the intimately connected species in an ecosystem experience life cycle changes at different rates.
Life cycle planning is a methodology that allows campuses to easily create multi-year plans for facilities renewal.
The FMS LPIT works together at conferences and in separate meetings to create and enhance logistics processes that improve life cycle support for Naval Aviation FMS weapon system programs.
To address environmental issues proactively, all stages of the product life cycle should be considered during material selection.
Future commercial PowerPC products, also to be announced in 2001, will be added to the Xtreme product line, thereby providing defense and military suppliers with solutions across the long life cycle of their programs.
This Rash Act": Suicide Across the Life Cycle in the Victorian City.