The noun discovery means the finding or uncovering of something. The discovery of a body is usually an important plot point in a mystery novel.
The process of finding, realizing, or unearthing something is discovery, like your discovery of a live lizard in the birthday box your aunt mailed from Arizona. The lizard is also a discovery — the thing that is found. In law, discovery means the obligation to reveal any relevant documents to the opposing party in a legal case. The Latin root, discooperire, basically translates as "the opposite of covering something up."
n the act of discovering something
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the discovery and description of the course of development of something
catching, detection, espial, spotting, spying
the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
discovering your own individuality
making an important discovery
the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
the act of discovering again
the act of designating or identifying something
finding a solution to a problem
proof, substantiation, validation
the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
disproof, falsification, falsifying, refutal, refutation
the act of determining that something is false
fix, localisation, localization, locating, location
a determination of the place where something is
the act of determining or ordaining in advance what is to take place
determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve