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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.
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Enckelman has not been allowed to live down the awful own goal he conceded in the Midlands derby last season when he wafted at a throw-in.
Would that so-called``fans'',either of religion or football, would learn to live down the name of bigot and live up to the name of loving supporter.
Last season, the Bruins allowed four punt returns for touchdowns - including the three by Oklahoma's Antonio Perkins that UCLA might never live down - and also yielded two kickoff returns for touchdowns.
A bad reputation takes a long time to live down, even supposing there's nothing else to tarnish Ireland's name.
Peters, Culkin and the Douglas clan will all live down ``It Runs in the Family'' Here's hoping 86-year-old Kirk, looking to be in fine fettle, is making his next movie even as we speak.
The fact that Katherine Sinnott had to take her son's case to law to get satisfaction was a slice of shame that the government could not live down.
THE WATERY Cinderella tale ``What a Girl Wants'' never fails to live down to your expectations.
While their fellow citizens are doing their best to live down decades of violence, they get themselves into trouble in a foreign country - accused of a violent crime.