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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 process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
Albert Einstein

Mistakes are the portals of discovery. - James Joyce
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce

There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance.
Albert Einstein

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

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Oprah Winfrey
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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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