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Penrose

/ˈpɛnrəʊz/
noun
1.
Sir Roger. born 1931, British mathematician and theoretical physicist, noted for his investigation of black holes
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  • No, said Mr. penrose; it is not like a childish freak; but still I think it was the wisest thing he could do to come to me.

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  • I say, penrose, I'd like to ask you a couple of questions, if you don't mind?

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • Mr. penrose sneered in the darkness: "I suppose you're some sour old maid—you sound like it."

    The Dude Wrangler Caroline Lockhart
  • "Yes, we've settled in," he said quietly, as penrose took stock.

    Marriage la mode Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • She might have married anybody, such a girl as that, continued Mr. penrose, in a regretful business way.

    Madonna Mary Mrs. Oliphant
  • "We will see about this in the morning," said Mr. penrose, significantly.

    The Dude Wrangler Caroline Lockhart
  • I fell in descending the steep hill, which is exposed to the south, in coming back from a visit to Lieut. penrose, in the fort.

  • The reports brought from time to time to Captain penrose were truly disheartening.

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  • Our march proved be a lucky one so far as gaining on penrose was concerned.

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Penrose
  (pěn'rōz')   
British mathematical astronomer and physicist who worked with Stephen Hawking to explain the physics of black hole formation. He is also known for his theories on artificial intelligence.
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