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Borelli

[baw-rel-ee, buh-; Italian baw-rel-lee] /bɔˈrɛl i, bə-; Italian bɔˈrɛl li/
noun
1.
Giovanni Alfonso
[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/ (Show IPA),
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.
  • It contained the Borelli charges returned, and a short note from you.

  • Borelli estimates the power of the flexors of the thumb at 3720 pounds, their average weight being 122 grains.

  • Borelli estimated the power of a three pound bird to be over one hundred and thirty horses relatively.

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