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.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012