(名詞) 測量單位，約等於平均壽命的 30 分鐘。
Averaged over a lifetime, the following habits are linked to the loss of one microlife: smoking two cigarettes, eating a burger, being roughly 11 pounds overweight, chugging a second or third alcoholic beverage, and watching two hours of television.
—Olivia B. Waxman, "When It Comes to Longevity, It's Not Years But Microlives that May Count," Time, December 17, 2012
Thinking in microlives also makes it evident that unhealthy, life-shortening choices can be balanced by life-extending ones: the first 20 minutes of exercise each day, for example, adds two.
—Oliver Burkeman, "This column will change your life: clearer costs, better decisions," The Guardian, July 6, 2013