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  • Something discovered.
          This latest discovery should eventually lead to much better treatments for disease.
  • (uncountable) The discovering of new things.
          The purpose of the voyage was discovery.
  • (law, uncountable) A pre-trial phase in which evidence is gathered.
          The prosecution moved to supress certain items turned up during discovery.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Dis*cov"er*y (?), n.; pl. Discoveries (&?;). 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.

In the clear discoveries of the next [world].
South.

3. Finding out or ascertaining something previously unknown or unrecognized; as, Harvey's discovery of the circulation of the blood.

A brilliant career of discovery and conquest.
Prescott.

We speak of the "invention" of printing, the discovery of America.
Trench.

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. [Obs.]

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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