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Noun: Boyle  boyl
  1. 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)
    - Robert Boyle
  2. United States writer (1902-1992)
    - Kay Boyle

Sounds like: boil

Type of: author, chemist, writer

Encyclopedia: Boyle, Mary