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Borelli

[baw-rel-ee, buh-; Italian baw-rel-lee]
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  1. Gio·van·ni Al·fon·so [joh-vah-nee al-fon-soh, -zoh, jee-uh-; Italian jaw-vahn-nee ahl-fawn-zaw] /dʒoʊˈvɑ ni ælˈfɒn soʊ, -zoʊ, ˌdʒi ə-; Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni ɑlˈfɔn zɔ/, 1608–79, Italian astronomer, physicist, and physiologist.
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  • It was described by the naturalist, Borelli, and in our own Philosophical Transactions.

    Etna

    G. F. Rodwell

  • It may be said that practically all the conclusions which Borelli reached in his study were negative.

    A History of Aeronautics

    E. Charles Vivian

  • Hunter thus stands in thought, as in time, midway between Borelli on the one hand, and Bichat on the other.

    Science and Education

    Thomas H. Huxley

  • Borelli was the author of the oft-quoted maxim: "He who diagnoses well cures well."

  • This picture matches in all details the (p. 242) description of Borelli's boat, but it is credited to a man called Symons.

    Aircraft and Submarines

    Willis J. Abbot.