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shelf life

n.
The length of time a product may be stored without becoming unsuitable for use or consumption.
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shelf life

n
the length of time a packaged food, chemical, etc, will last without deteriorating
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shelf′ life`


n.
the period during which a stored commodity, as food, remains effective, useful, or suitable for consumption.
[1925–30]
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shelf life

The length of time during which an item of supply, subject to deterioration or having a limited life which cannot be renewed, is considered serviceable while stored. See also storage life.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shelf life - the length of time a packaged food or drug will last without deteriorating
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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Translations
HaltbarkeitLagerbeständigkeitLagerfähigkeit
durée de vie

shelf life

n (Comm) → durata di conservazione
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Welsh Lamb's shelf life currently stands at a fifth of that of one of its main global competitors, New Zealand Lamb.
Welsh Lamb's shelf life currently stands at a fifth of that of lamb from New Zealand, one of its main global competitors.
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