(c. 1510 - 1558)
Science Quotes by Robert Recorde (1 quote)
I will sette as I doe often in woorke use, a paire of paralleles, or gemowe times of one lengthe, thus: =, bicause noe 2 thynges, can be moare equalle.
Explaining the sign he initiated to mean equality.
— Robert Recorde
The Whetstone of Witte (1557). The word gemowe (related to the name Gemini) means twins.)