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

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • "Some of it was, but most of it wasn't," penrose interrupted in turn.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • "Yes, we've settled in," he said quietly, as penrose took stock.

    Marriage la mode Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • "We will see about this in the morning," said Mr. penrose, significantly.

    The Dude Wrangler

    Caroline Lockhart
  • If Mr. penrose had needed encouragement they would have furnished it.

    The Dude Wrangler

    Caroline Lockhart
  • Captain penrose had at that moment faced aft and seen what had occurred.

    True Blue W.H.G. Kingston
  • The reports brought from time to time to Captain penrose were truly disheartening.

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  • Captain penrose then appeared on the quarterdeck with a sorrowful countenance.

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  • Captain penrose had chosen Natty Garland to be among the officers to accompany him.

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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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