How to use Banneker in a sentence
You want to relax in a beach chair with a magazine … go to Banneker or Francis poolsSwimming for exercise isn’t your thing — you’d rather go in for a dip and then retreat to a lounger with sunscreen and a trashy beach read.The best public pools to visit, based on how you want to spend your day | Adele Chapin | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Americans, Banneker’s publishers insisted, were merely the momentary masters of a political regime that was smaller and more fragile than they realized.U.S. worries about space aliens and UFOs are older than you think | Gordon Fraser | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
In the hands of Banneker’s promoters, this argument about a universe inhabited by living creatures was an argument against slavery.U.S. worries about space aliens and UFOs are older than you think | Gordon Fraser | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
I have a long letter from Banneker, which shows him to have had a mind of very common stature indeed.
This interest led George Ellicott to lend Banneker a number of mathematical books and instruments.
The meeting with the Ellicotts was of signal advantage to Banneker, and ultimately proved the turning point in his career.
It was, therefore, as a free man that he became the husband of Mary Banneker, whose surname he adopted for his own.
Banneker lived, however, eight years longer than he thought he would, but Ellicott faithfully lived up to this contract.
Scientific definitions for Banneker
American mathematician and astronomer who correctly predicted a solar eclipse in 1789. Although he had little formal education, Banneker published an almanac (1791-1802) containing his calculations of tidal cycles and future eclipses.
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