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
5. Exploration; examination.
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