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Ryle

[rahyl]
noun
  1. Sir Martin,1918–84, British astronomer: Nobel Prize in physics 1974.
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Examples from the Web for ryle

Historical Examples

  • He's going to tea at four o'clock at Miss Ryle's—to meet Mrs. Trevalla.'

    The Intrusions of Peggy

    Anthony Hope

  • Dr. Ryle's work as our first Bishop was a difficult and arduous one.

  • "I must premise that the dictation of this is Mr. Ryle's," he said.

    Trevlyn Hold

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • "True," mused Mrs. Ryle, agreeing for once with Mr. Chattaway.

    Trevlyn Hold

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • He folded the paper, and laid it on the table near Mrs. Ryle.

    Trevlyn Hold

    Mrs. Henry Wood


British Dictionary definitions for ryle

Ryle

noun
  1. Gilbert . 1900–76, British philosopher. His works include The Concept of Mind (1949)
  2. Sir Martin . 1918–84, British astronomer, noted for his research on radio astronomy: Astronomer Royal 1972–82; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1974
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