Trifonov x Wassermann Definition & Meaning of Life.

Life is self reproduction with variations¹ for the purpose of self companionship². Although this certainly is the best definition of life from a biophysicists' point of view, it is perhaps also a bit too clinical sounding.
(¹ Edward N. Trifonov, Biophysicist, ² Wald Wassermann, also Biophysicist.)