Example sentences for: penrose

How can you use “penrose” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Penrose Pattern

  • A year ago, the wife of the Oxford don noticed that the pattern on Kleenex quilted tissue uncannily resembled the Penrose Arrowed Rhombi tilings pattern, which Sir Roger had invented--and copyrighted--in 1974.

  • Penrose licensed the pattern to Pentaplex Ltd., which manufactures puzzles and games, and now both parties are suing Kimberly-Clark, the original makers of Kleenex, for copyright infringement.

  • The plaintiffs claim Penrose's design is distinguished by its aperiodicity (the pattern almost but never quite repeats itself) and its five-fold symmetry (a trait that at the time was thought not to exist in nature but has since been identified in certain crystal formations).

  • British mathematician Sir Roger Penrose, best known for his contributions to the theory of consciousness, has turned his attention to toilet paper.


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