What is living?

Some articles on living:

55 Central Park West - Architecture - Interior
... The apartment living rooms featured a dropped living room, developed by the Earle brothers, which set the interior apart from most others constructed around the same period ... An original rental brochure shows the dropped living room nearly entirely open to the entrance gallery traditionally the gallery was held as a different room ...
Wizards of The Coast (1998–2008) - Wizards of The Coast Greyhawk Releases
... Despite the popularity of the Living Greyhawk campaign, Wizards of the Coast did not produce much material for Greyhawk after the 25th anniversary Return to.. ... series of adventures, other than the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer and The Fright at Tristor ... Otherwise, Wizards of the Coast left the development of the Greyhawk world to RPGA's Living Greyhawk campaign and concentrated on producing new source books of expansion ...
Biochemistry
... Biochemistry, sometimes called biological chemistry, is the study of chemical processes in living organisms, including, but not limited to, living matter ... The laws of biochemistry govern all living organisms and living processes ... Over the last 40 years biochemistry has become so successful at explaining living processes that now almost all areas of the life sciences from botany to medicine are engaged in biochemical research ...
Food And Drug Administration - Regulatory Programs - Regulation of Living Organisms
... Medical maggots represent the first living organism allowed by the Food and Drug Administration for production and marketing as a prescription medical device ... cleared Hirudo medicinalis (medicinal leeches) as the second living organism to be used as a medical devices ...
Eunice Kennedy Shriver - Later Years and Death
... She was a living prayer, a living advocate, a living center of power ... the globe, and they in turn are her living legacy." President Barack Obama remarked after Shriver's death that she was "an extraordinary woman who, as much as anyone, taught ...

More definitions of "living":

  • (adj): (used of minerals or stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried.
    Example: "Carved into the living stone"
  • (adj): Pertaining to living persons.
    Example: "Within living memory"
  • (noun): The experience of living; the course of human events and activities.
    Synonyms: life
  • (noun): People who are still living.
    Example: "Save your pity for the living"
  • (adj): Dwelling or inhabiting; often used in combination.
    Example: "Living quarters"; "tree-living animals"
  • (adj): (informal) absolute.
    Example: "She is a living doll"; "scared the living daylights out of them"; "beat the living hell out of him"
  • (adj): True to life; lifelike.
    Example: "The living image of her mother"
  • (adj): Still in active use.
    Example: "A living language"
  • (adj): Still in existence.
    Example: "The Wollemi pine found in Australia is a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil"
    Synonyms: surviving

Famous quotes containing the word living:

    ... living out of sight of any shore does rich and powerfully strange things to humans.
    M.F.K. Fisher (1908–1992)

    I am opposed to writing about the private lives of living authors and psychoanalyzing them while they are alive. Criticism is getting all mixed up with a combination of the Junior F.B.I.- men, discards from Freud and Jung and a sort of Columnist peep- hole and missing laundry list school.... Every young English professor sees gold in them dirty sheets now. Imagine what they can do with the soiled sheets of four legal beds by the same writer and you can see why their tongues are slavering.
    Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)

    You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead of living for, in, and with yourself, as a reasonable being ought, you seek only to fasten your feebleness on some other person’s strength.
    Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855)