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live

1. (esp of a volcano) not extinct
2. of a record
a. recorded in concert
b. recorded in one studio take, without overdubs or splicing
3. connected to a source of electric power
4. being in a state of motion or transmitting power; positively connected to a driving member

live

[līv]
(communications)
Being broadcast directly at the time of production, instead of from recorded or filmed program material.
(electricity)

live

1. Connected to a source of voltage.
2. Said of a room having an unusually small amount of sound absorption.

live

(1) An event that is broadcast or recorded as it happens. See real time.

(2) See Windows Live, Office Live and Samsung Gear Live.
References in classic literature ?
Men fight and struggle ferociously for one another's lives. The hunters are looking for a shooting scrape at any moment between Smoke and Henderson, whose old quarrel has not healed, while Wolf Larsen says positively that he will kill the survivor of the affair, if such affair comes off.
determined not to live by faith if we can avoid it; all the day long on the alert, at night we unwillingly say our prayers and commit ourselves to uncertainties.
It would be some advantage to live a primitive and frontier life, though in the midst of an outward civilization, if only to learn what are the gross necessaries of life and what methods have been taken to obtain them; or even to look over the old day-books of the merchants, to see what it was that men most commonly bought at the stores, what they stored, that is, what are the grossest groceries.
I'm alive, that is not my fault, so I must live out my life as best I can without hurting others."
"Perhaps you are right for yourself," he added after a short pause, "but everyone lives in his own way.
I lived for men on the pretext of living for God, while she lived for God imagining that she lives for men.
He put the same question to him as he had put to his son and grandson; but this time the old man answered, 'The Dragon lives up there on the mountain, and he has just begun his year of sleep.
I know I cannot live as I have done, but I must retrench where I can, and learn to be a better manager.
This was all strange news to me, and things I had not been used to; and really my heart began to look up more seriously than I think it ever did before, and to look with great thankfulness to the hand of Providence, which had done such wonders for me, who had been myself the greatest wonder of wickedness perhaps that had been suffered to live in the world.
'Husband, there is not near room enough for us in this cottage; the courtyard and the garden are a great deal too small; I should like to have a large stone castle to live in: go to the fish again and tell him to give us a castle.' 'Wife,' said the fisherman, 'I don't like to go to him again, for perhaps he will be angry; we ought to be easy with this pretty cottage to live in.' 'Nonsense!' said the wife; 'he will do it very willingly, I know; go along and try!'
Came the day of the Annos, when one of them made the invention, which was thick-plaited sandals to armour the soles of their feet against the poisoned thorns with which Nalasu had taken three of their lives. The day, in truth, was the night, a black night, a night so black under a cloud-palled sky that a tree-trunk could not be seen an eighth of an inch beyond one's nose.
They think it is their own personality, that they have only one personality; and from such a premise they can conclude only that they have lived previous lives.