Meaning of DISCOVERY in English

DISCOVERY

/di skuv"euh ree/ , n. , pl. discoveries .

1. the act or an instance of discovering.

2. something discovered.

3. Law. compulsory disclosure, as of facts or documents.

4. ( cap., italics ) U.S. Aerospace. the third space shuttle to orbit and return to earth.

[ 1545-55; DISCOVER + -Y 3 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .