Definition of discovery :
1. A making known; revelation; disclosure; as, a bankrupt is bound to make a full discovery of his assets.
2. Exploration; examination.
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. The action of discovering; exposure to view; laying open; showing; as, the discovery of a plot.
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biblical revelation (part of speech: noun)
discovery (part of speech: noun)
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- The manner of his discovery must have been interesting to behold. - "Black Rock", Ralph Connor.
- This was a very important discovery to us. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- Yes; mine by right of discovery. - "Patty's Suitors", Carolyn Wells.