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Boyle, Robert Line breaks: Rob¦ert Boyle

Definition of Boyle, Robert in English:

( 1627–91), Irish-born scientist. Boyle put forward a view of matter based on particles which was a precursor of the modern theory of chemical elements and a cornerstone of his mechanical philosophy, which became very influential. He is best known for his experiments with the air pump, which led to the law named after him.
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