Meaning of DISCOVERY in English
n. (pl. -ies)
1. a the act or process of discovering or being discovered. b an instance of this (the discovery of a new planet).
2 a person or thing discovered.
3 Law the compulsory disclosure, by a party to an action, of facts or documents on which the other party wishes to rely.
Etymology: DISCOVER after recover, recovery
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012