[ baw-rel, buh-; French baw-rel ]


  1. Fé·lix É·douard É·mile [fey-, leeks, ey-, dwar, ey-, meel], 1871–1956, French mathematician.

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By age 11, Borel’s genius was apparent enough that he left home to receive more advanced instruction and eventually made his way to Paris, where he observed that the most exciting and fulfilling lives were led by mathematicians.

The 43-year-old Borel is one of the few jockeys that people who do not follow horseracing have heard of.

Charles Leerhsen on how ace jockey Calvin Borel did it again.

Some mathematicians, for instance M. Borel, resolutely reject it; others admire it.

On the 27th, continues the Diary, A. Borel conducted us to a meeting with some interior persons, about three miles from town.

They went to Locle under the conduct of A. Borel, whose "kindness exceeded all description."

The little meeting which had been begun by Auguste Borel had been discontinued in consequence of his removal into the country.

Dr. Borel, who has attended him for the last twenty years, says that he must be spared any annoyance, any excessive excitement.


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