Hoyle


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.

Hoyle

Sir Fred. 1915--2001, English astronomer and writer: his books include The Nature of the Universe (1950) and Frontiers of Astronomy (1955), and science-fiction writings

Hoyle

authoritative rules for playing cards and other games. [Misc.: Barnhart, 590]
References in periodicals archive ?
It marked the end of a remarkable 10 years at the helm for businessman Hoyle, who guided the club from League One to the Premier League.
Hoyle might think that's under-valuing his pride and joy but the consortium will point out that it's a fair price for a club dropping out of the big time.
Dean Hoyle is owner and chairman of Premiership club Huddersfield Town.
In a message to his fans, Hoyle told OfficialCharts.com: "Thank you everybody in the UK who has got [the song] to the top.
Hoyle (above) appreciates the transformation Wagner has engineered at the club in his three years in charge - having taken over when Town were fighting relegation to League One.
The Terriers manager David Wagner was rewarded with a handsome new contract, backed by Hoyle's public pledge that his job is guaranteed even if the club go down.
North Hoyle is located five miles offshore in Liverpool Bay, and has a capacity of 60mw.
Jolyon Perks, prosecuting, told Newcastle Crown Court that Metros were stopped for four hours between Byker and Manors, while Hoyle threatened police officers who were trying to get them down.
Fred Hoyle, whom Gingerich treats as his third scientist, is widely known to physicists and cosmologists, but often unknown to the general public.
Hoyle, who lives in Eugene, is battling Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian and state Sen.
Mr Hanson, who recently argued against a Bill in Westminster which proposed to outlaw offshore wind projects such as North Hoyle, Gwynt y Mor, Burbo Bank and Rhyl flats, said: "It's been great to see closehand the wind energy projects at North Hoyle.
North Hoyle is a 30-turbine wind farm with a 60 megawatt (MW) capacity, built in 2003 .