/ˈri əlˌlaɪf, ˈril-/
existing or happening in reality:
But real-life energy weapons likely won't work that way.
Modeled on a powerful real-life laser, it can destroy an enemy in one shot.
Many have speculated about which real-life animals inspired the first legends.
The following two scenarios depict two real-life situations.
The courses aren't meant to replace the real-life experience that student nurses receive while working with patients.
Students are doing real engineering design tasks in a real-life setting.
But sometimes the real-life swim to tenure is through a swamp infested with alligators waiting to chomp on vulnerable flesh.
They wonder how they will be able to balance real-life with an academic life.
Share with your reader the real-life problem that makes your abstract argument concrete.
The second flaw is a lack of real-life consequences for actions taken in a digital environment.
The genius is probably in designing the custom hardware and in getting the chips to real-life functions.
The scientists ran this experiment several different ways, each approximating a different kind of real-life social group.
It might look weird, but it'd be a real-life use of augmented reality that's actually useful.
So real-life experiments show that the frog-in-boiling-water story is wrong.
Along the way, tour guides share photos of real-life paranormal activity and encourage guests to bring their own cameras.
To do its job properly, such a safety board needs more and better information about the effects of drugs in real-life medicine.
The right-to-left transfer could also be demonstrated for various real-life professional skills, which take years to acquire.
Real-life pain is complex, and this experiment was performed with a small group of subjects in controlled laboratory conditions.
But it was unclear until now whether new heart muscle cells are ever born under real-life conditions inside the heart after birth.
Yet they share a desire to find real-life applications for their technologies as soon as possible.
Preliminary real-life tests of the system are under way.
One of those inspired-by-real-life stories with the real life squeezed out of it.
It was far removed from the randomness of real-life relationships.
His is the life of programmer-as-rock-star-often spent among real-life rock stars-with the lifestyle that that implies.
For real-life, on-and-off-screen-lovers consistency.
Real-life romance can never be as good as it looks on-screen.