Meaning of DISCOVERY in English

DISCOVERY

[noun]the discovery of electricity [U]Leonardo made many scientific discoveries. [C]the discovery of America [U]a journey/voyage of discovery [U]The discovery of a body in the undergrowth started a murder enquiry. [U]The cause of his depression was his discovery that his wife was being unfaithful to him. [+ that clause]

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.