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Definition of Discovery

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.

Discovery Quotations

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
Marcel Proust

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
Mark Van Doren

Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It's a journey of discovery - there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair.
Rick Warren

What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire - the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.
Ellen Ochoa

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition. - Alexander Smith
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Alexander Smith
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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
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