Boyle



Kay, 1903–1993, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and poet.
Robert, 1627–91, English chemist and physicist.
T. Coraghessan
[kaw rag-uh-suh n] /kɔ ˈræg ə sən/ (Show IPA), born 1948, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
Contemporary Examples

Behind the Gert Boyle Kidnap Attempt Winston Ross November 26, 2010
Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days David Freeman December 12, 2014
‘Slumdog’ Crisis: Why Is Hollywood So Cheap? Kim Masters April 20, 2009
Brilliant Speech by Obama, Ugly Reaction by Drudge Peter Beinart May 19, 2013
Hilarious Wind-Blown Reporters Alex Berg August 28, 2012

Historical Examples

Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2) John Aubrey
A Dish Of Orts George MacDonald
The Ned M’Keown Stories William Carleton
Deerbrook Harriet Martineau
Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

noun
Robert. 1627–91, Irish scientist who helped to dissociate chemistry from alchemy. He established that air has weight and studied the behaviour of gases; author of The Sceptical Chymist (1661)
Boyle
(boil)
English physicist and chemist who is regarded as a founder of modern chemistry. Boyle rejected the traditional theory that all matter was composed of four elements and defined an element as a substance that cannot be reduced to other, simpler substances or produced by combining simpler substances. Boyle also conducted important physics experiments with Robert Hooke that led to the development of Boyle’s law.

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