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charmed life

A life characterized or seemingly protected by marked good fortune or luck, without (or rarely) encountering trouble, danger, or misfortune. Often preceded by the verbs "lead," "live," or "have." Celebrities seem to have a rather charmed life, with everything handed to them on a silver platter. Other than minor colds, I've never been ill in my life. I guess I've just led a charmed life.
See also: charmed, life

lead a charmed life

To lead a life characterized or seemingly protected by marked good fortune or luck, without (or rarely) encountering trouble, danger, or misfortune. Celebrities seem to lead a rather charmed life, with everything handed to them on a silver platter. Other than minor colds, I've never been ill in my life. I guess I've just led a charmed life.
See also: charmed, lead, life

live a charmed life

To lead a life characterized or seemingly protected by marked good fortune or luck, without (or rarely) encountering trouble, danger, or misfortune. Celebrities seem to live a rather charmed life, with everything handed to them on a silver platter. Other than minor colds, I've never been ill in my life. I guess I've just lived a charmed life.
See also: charmed, life, live

charmed existence

A life characterized or seemingly protected by marked good fortune or luck, without (or rarely) encountering trouble, danger, or misfortune. Often preceded by the verbs "lead," "live," or "have." Celebrities seem to have a rather charmed existence, with everything handed to them on a silver platter. Other than minor colds, I've never been ill in my life. I guess I've just led a charmed existence.
See also: charmed, existence

have a charmed existence

To lead a life characterized or seemingly protected by marked good fortune or luck, without (or rarely) encountering trouble, danger, or misfortune. Celebrities seem to have a rather charmed existence, with everything handed to them on a silver platter. Other than minor colds, I've never been ill in my life. I guess I've just had a charmed existence.
See also: charmed, existence, have

lead a charmed existence

To lead a life characterized or seemingly protected by marked good fortune or luck, without (or rarely) encountering trouble, danger, or misfortune. Celebrities seem to lead a rather charmed existence, with everything handed to them on a silver platter. Other than minor colds, I've never been ill in my life. I guess I've just led a charmed existence.
See also: charmed, existence, lead

live a charmed existence

To lead a life characterized or seemingly protected by marked good fortune or luck, without (or rarely) encountering trouble, danger, or misfortune. Celebrities seem to live a rather charmed existence, with everything handed to them on a silver platter. Other than minor colds, I've never been ill in my life. I guess I've just lived a charmed existence.
See also: charmed, existence, live

have a charmed life

To lead a life characterized or seemingly protected by exceptionally good fortune or luck, without (or rarely) encountering trouble, danger, or misfortune. Great family, great job, nice house. That guy really has a charmed life. You've had a charmed life if you've never been in any kind of trouble before now.
See also: charmed, have, life

have/lead/live a charmed life

to always be lucky and safe from danger After her miraculous escape from the fire we've decided she leads a charmed life.
See also: charmed, have, life

charmed life

An existence that seems protected by extreme good luck, as in Robert came out of that accident without a scratch; he must lead a charmed life. The adjective charmed once meant "magical," which is no doubt what Shakespeare had in mind when he used the term in Macbeth (5:8): "Let fall thy blade on vulnerable crests, I bear a charmed life, which must not yield To one of woman born." Later it was extended to anyone who narrowly escaped from danger or was similarly lucky. [Late 1500s]
See also: charmed, life
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Charmed will use the language to run its own products, but it also plans to give away the language to non-profits and to sell it to large companies for use in cell phones, personal digital assistants and other wireless gadgets they're creating, Barillova says.
All this may bolster what Charmed calls ``on-body networks,'' even if tiny, remote villages in India and China can each afford only one rig.
2 -- color) Beverly Hills-based Charmed Technology offers the Communicator Eyepiece, which features a sleek design and wireless technology.
3 -- 4 -- color) The Charmed Badge, left, was the first high-tech product available in Charmed's line of gadgets.
5 -- color) Charmed jewelry, such as this necklace, offers an unobtrusive way to wear the company's electronics.
Charmed co-founder Katrina Barillova, left, displays a decorative necklace and handpiece.
Begun in a Sherman Oaks apartment, Charmed Technology now has 20 employees.
The deal allows Charmed to license, royalty-free, the technology developed by Pentland and Starner, said company co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Alex Lightman.
Its release is expected in the next few months, along with the Charmed Badge.
And in October or November, the Charmed Communicator is scheduled for release, followed by the company's initial public offering, Lightman said.
1 -- color) A model shows off a communicator and wireless peripherals from Charmed Technology at a pre-fashion show at the Wilshire Hotel during the Internet World trade on Tuesday.
And to the left is the main unit for the Charmed communicator.