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How Do You Spell HALLEY?

Correct spelling for the English word "halley" is [h_ˈa_l_ɪ], [hˈalɪ], [hˈalɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of HALLEY

  1. English astronomer who used Newton's laws of motion to predict the period of a comet (1656-1742)

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Usage Examples for HALLEY

  1. After waiting some time for it Halley went to Cambridge to consult Newton on the subject, and thus discovered the existence of the first part of the Principia, wherein all this and much more was thoroughly worked out. - "Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
  2. Assisted only by the manuscript which Bernard had left, it served him as a key for investigating the sense of the original; he first made a list of those words wherever they occurred, with the train of reasoning in which they were involved, to decipher, by these very slow degrees, the import of the context; till at last Halley succeeded in mastering the whole work, and in bringing the translation, without the aid of any one, to the form in which he gave it to the public; so that we have here a difficult work translated from the Arabic, by one who was in no manner conversant with the language, merely by the exertion of his sagacity! - "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
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