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Discovery

Dis`cov´er`y
n.1.The action of discovering; exposure to view; laying open; showing; as, the discovery of a plot.
2.A making known; revelation; disclosure; as, a bankrupt is bound to make a full discovery of his assets.
In the clear discoveries of the next [world].
- South.
3.Finding out or ascertaining something previously unknown or unrecognized; as, Harvey's discovery of the circulation of the blood.
A brilliant career of discovery and conquest.
- Prescott.
We speak of the "invention" of printing, the discovery of America.
- Trench.
4.That which is discovered; a thing found out, or for the first time ascertained or recognized; as, the properties of the magnet were an important discovery.
5.Exploration; examination.
Noun1.discovery - the act of discovering something
Synonyms: find, uncovering
2.discovery - something that is discovered
3.Discoverydiscovery - a productive insight
Synonyms: breakthrough, find
4.discovery - (law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case

DISCOVERY, intern. law. The act of finding an unknown country.
     2. The nations of Europe adopted the principle, that the discovery of any part of America gave title to the government by whose subjects, or by whose authority it was made, against all European governments. This title was to be consummated by possession. 8 Wheat. 543.

DISCOVERY, practice, pleading. The act of disclosing or revealing by a defendant, in his answer to a bill filed against him in a court of equity. Vide Bill of Discovery; 8 Vin. Ab. 537; 8 Com. Dig: 515.

apocalypse, ascertaining, baring, bonus, breakthrough, buried treasure, coinage, conception, detection, determining, development, disclosing, disclosure, discovering, espial, exploration, expose, exposition, exposure, find, finding, foundling, gravy, idea, innovation, introduction, invention, laying bare, leap, manifestation, neologism, new phase, novelty, origination, patefaction, recognition, removing the veil, revealing, revealment, revelation, showing up, showup, strike, stripping, treasure trove, trouvaille, trove, uncloaking, uncovering, unearthing, unfolding, unfoldment, unmasking, unveiling, unwrapping, waifs, waifs and strays, windfall, windfall money, windfall profit
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Discoursive
Discourteous
discourteously
Discourtesy
Discourtship
Discous
Discovenant
Discover
Discoverability
Discoverable
discovered
discovered check
Discoverer
Discoverment
Discovert
Discoverture
-- Discovery --
Discovery Day
Discovery; rights
Discradle
Discredit
discreditable
discreditably
discredited
discreditor
Discreet
discreetly
discreetness
Discrepance
discrepancy
Discrepant
Discrete
discrete cosine transform
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