Meaning of DISCOVERY in English


noun exploration; examination.

2. discovery ·noun the action of discovering; exposure to view; laying open; showing; as, the discovery of a plot.

3. discovery ·noun a making known; revelation; disclosure; as, a bankrupt is bound to make a full discovery of his assets.

4. discovery ·noun finding out or ascertaining something previously unknown or unrecognized; as, harvey's discovery of the circulation of the blood.

5. discovery ·noun 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.

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