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Definition of Discovery


  1. The action of discovering; exposure to view; laying open; showing; as, the discovery of a plot.
  2. A making known; revelation; disclosure; as, a bankrupt is bound to make a full discovery of his assets.
  3. Finding out or ascertaining something previously unknown or unrecognized; as, Harvey's discovery of the circulation of the blood.
  4. 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.
  5. Exploration; examination.
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Discovery Translations

discovery in Afrikaans is ontdekking
discovery in Danish is opdagelse
discovery in Dutch is ontdekking
discovery in German is Entdeckung
discovery in Italian is scoperta
discovery in Norwegian is oppdagelse
discovery in Portuguese is descoberta, descobrimento
discovery in Spanish is descubrimiento