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Definition of Discoverer


  1. One who discovers; one who first comes to the knowledge of something; one who discovers an unknown country, or a new principle, truth, or fact.
  2. A scout; an explorer.

Discoverer Quotations

The history of exploration has never been driven by exploration. But Columbus himself was a discoverer. So was Magellan. But the people who wrote checks were not. They had other motivations.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

I am a late discoverer of 'Friday Night Lights.' I cry every episode at least once. I love to cry - happy, emotional tears. I just love it.
Andy Cohen

There is no scientific discoverer, no poet, no painter, no musician, who will not tell you that he found ready made his discovery or poem or picture - that it came to him from outside, and that he did not consciously create it from within.
William Kingdon Clifford

A great idea is usually original to more than one discoverer. Great ideas come when the world needs them. Great ideas surround the world's ignorance and press for admission.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

Let us consider the critic, therefore, as a discoverer of discoveries.
Milan Kundera
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Discoverer Translations

discoverer in German is Entdecker
discoverer in Italian is scopritore
discoverer in Latin is inventor
discoverer in Norwegian is oppdager
discoverer in Spanish is descubridor
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