from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Boyle, Kay 1902?-1992. American writer whose works examine the relationships between Europeans and Americans.
- Boyle, Robert 1627-1691. Irish-born British physicist and chemist whose precise definitions of chemical elements and reactions began the separation of chemistry from alchemy. In 1662 he formulated Boyle's law.
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- proper n. A surname of Irish origin.
- proper n. Robert Boyle, Irish natural philosopher.
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- n. Irish chemist who established that air has weight and whose definitions of chemical elements and chemical reactions helped to dissociate chemistry from alchemy (1627-1691)
- n. United States writer (1902-1992)
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