Example sentences for: discoverer

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

  • However, there is another element whose nomenclature breaks the rules thanks to a trick its discoverer played on the world.

  • At the intersection of Avenida Zarco and the main drag, Avenida Arriaga, stands a statue of Madeira’s discoverer, João Gonçalves Zarco — often referred to as the “First Captain. ”

  • After admiring the unusually tall statue of the discoverer, leave the square from the northeastern corner and walk along Boulevard del Valle; this is a pretty street with a series of brightly painted buildings, but the traffic can be busy.

  • The name of gallium is not only a pun on the name of its discoverer, Lecoq de Boisbaudran, but a patriotic tribute to his native country—Latin Gallia , Gaul, France.

  • National commemoratives include Americium, Germanium, Polonium and Francium; ancient France likewise gets a nod in Gallium (Ga), the only metal that melts in your hand, not in your chamber (unless you have a very warm room)—named both for Gaul (Latin Gallia, that place which, thanks to Julius Caesar's memoir of its subjugation by the Romans, every schoolchild used to know was divided into three parts) and, in a gesture of unusual levity, as a pun on the name of its discoverer, Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran.

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