# How to Use geometer in a Sentence

## geometer

• And Coel works through them with the control of a pilot, a jockey, a geometer, a shrink.
New York Times, 10 Dec. 2020
• Simmons is nearly seven feet tall, with a muscular grace and the mind of a geometer.
Louisa Thomas, The New Yorker, 3 Oct. 2021
• About 2,200 years ago, the Greek geometer wrote a book called Tangencies about how to construct a circle that’s tangent to any three others.
Quanta Magazine, 10 Aug. 2023
• This selection of geometer (left) and tiger moths (right) from the tropics are arranged according to the elevation they were found at.
Alison MacKey, Discover Magazine, 22 Oct. 2018
• Since antiquity, artists and geometers have pondered ways to tile a plane with shapes that never overlap or repeat.
Adrienne Bernhard, Popular Mechanics, 15 June 2023
• In the 1970s, at the same time that graph theorists were mapping out expander graphs, a Swiss geometer named Peter Buser was playing with similar ideas in surfaces with lots of holes.
Quanta Magazine, 2 June 2022
• The graphs are also useful to geometers who try to understand how to traverse complicated surfaces, among other problems.
Leila Sloman, Quanta Magazine, 24 July 2023
• Norwegian geometer Axel Thue was the first to study the optimal arrangement of finitely many two-dimensional circles in 1892.
Manon Bischoff, Scientific American, 6 June 2023
• Local quantities, such as curvature, are the province of the differential geometer, and questions in the subject quickly lead to differential equations, whose solutions carry geometric meaning.
Quanta Magazine, 4 Mar. 2021
• Instead, Mattheus remembered a strange object called a Hermitian unital, something that finite geometers tend to be very familiar with — but that a mathematician working in combinatorics was unlikely to ever encounter.
Jordana Cepelewicz, Quanta Magazine, 22 June 2023

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