• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Boyer (Naut) A Flemish sloop with a castle at each end.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n boyer A Flemish sloop with a raised work or castle at each end.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
D. boeijer,; -- so called because these vessels were employed for laying the boeijen, or buoys: cf. F. boyer,. See Buoy


In literature:

The merits of BOYER consisted in his being a good verbal scholar, and conscientiously acting up to the letter of time and attention.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850." by Various
Goodale was on Chant; R. Williams on Pearl Song; Overton on Sigurd; Ray on Al Boyer, and Irving on Tom Elmore.
"History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921" by John Lawrence O'Connor
Papers relating to Pierre du Calvet and Boyer Pillon, 1776-1786, Serie B, Volume No.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
Private Peter Boyer, mortally wounded and captured.
"The Bright Side of Prison Life" by Samuel A. Swiggett
Dessalines, a negro, was proclaimed king, but his cruelty and despotism were such that Boyer combined with A.A.S.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
Informed by Boyer that the vicomte was shut up with his father, the magistrate understood all, and respected his deep grief.
"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 4 of 6" by Eugène Sue
English translations: Boyer (1701); Thomas Brown (1715); R.B.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
George Boyer's experience was a sad one.
"The Complete Story of the Galveston Horror" by Various
Having no better place to go, Delaroo wandered into Steve Boyer's saloon, where he was generally welcome.
"Held for Orders" by Frank H. Spearman
Argens (Jean Baptiste de Boyer) Marquis d', French writer, b. at Aix, in Provence, 24 June 1704.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler

In news:

Clint Boyer (15) stops along the front straightaway after being hit by Jeff Gordon during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Nov 11, 2012, at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz.
Boyer was adamant about parents not being present and said he didn't need them to sign any waivers, according to investigators.
Authorities in Missouri say Alvin Boyer escape .
Authorities in Missouri say Alvin Boyer escaped from the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester has been recaptured near Joplin, hiding in the attic of the home.
Newton County Sheriff Ken Copeland says 27-year-old Alvin Boyer was found hiding in the attic of a home Monday afternoon on the south side of Joplin.
She was born in Boyers, Pa. On Feb 27, 1939 to the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Naples) Brown and was a 1957 graduate of Grove City High School.
Jeanne Leora Boyer Frederick , 86, of Foote Avenue, Jamestown, N.Y.
The daughter of the late Raymond and Dorothy Graves Boyer.
WALLA — The Whitman College Fridays at Four Recital Series will begin the season with the Whitman Summer Music Consortium at 4 pm Friday in Kimball Theatre at Hunter Conservatory, 324 Boyer Ave.
Gale was born on August 9, 1925 in Marquette to the late John and Elsie (Boyer) Lawrence and was a lifelong area resident.
Pennsylvania fruit grower Dan Boyer of Ridgetop Orchards, returned from a recent fruit growers' tour with an Equilifruit disk and asked Pennsylvania State University researchers to evaluate it as a hand-thinning gauge .
Luke Bryan, right, and Caroline Boyer arrive at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov 18, 2012, in Los Angeles.
One such group, called Hacks/ Hackers , was co-founded by Boyer's mentor at Medill, professor of digital innovation Rich Gordon.
Services were held Tuesday, Dec 4, at Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes, Inc, Elizabethville, followed by a gathering at Jean 's home for sharing memories.
Graveside services for Emily Jeanette Whittington Boyer, 84, of Sweetwater, will be held at 11 am on Thursday, Dec 13, 2012, at Roscoe Cemetery.

In science:

When r/M ≫ 1, the Boyer-Lindquist coordinate system clearly reduces to that of spherical spatial coordinates in flat, empty space.
General Relativistic MHD Jets
In this new system, r , θ, and t are the same as in Boyer-Lindquist coordinates, but the azimuthal position is described in terms of what would be seen by an observer following a circular orbit in the plane of the black hole’s rotation with frequency ωc = −gtφ/gφφ .
General Relativistic MHD Jets
On that surface, ∆ = 0, so grr (in Boyer-Lindquist coordinates) diverges.
General Relativistic MHD Jets
The closer to the event horizon one probes, the faster Kerr-Schild time advances relative to Boyer-Lindquist time.
General Relativistic MHD Jets
Now G = π1M is linear in the Siefert fibred case (see Theorem 8.7 for a neat proof, credited to Boyer, that G is linear over Z) and of course embeds in SL(2, C) if M is hyperbolic.
A 3-manifold group which is not four dimensional linear