Definition of Hoyle, Sir Fred in US English:

Hoyle, Sir Fred

proper noun

  • (1915–2001), English astrophysicist and writer. He was one of the proponents of the steady state theory of cosmology, and, mainly with US physicist William A. Fowler (1911–95), described the processes of nucleosynthesis inside stars.

Pronunciation

Hoyle, Sir Fred

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