Definitions of uncovering
  1. noun
    the act of discovering something
    synonyms: discovery, find
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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
    determination, finding
    the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
    the act of discovering again
    designation, identification
    the act of designating or identifying something
    resolution, solving
    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
    determining again
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    act, deed, human action, human activity
    something that people do or cause to happen
  2. noun
    the removal of covering
    synonyms: baring, denudation, husking, stripping
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    deforestation, disforestation
    the removal of trees
    the act of removing the husks from ears of corn
    type of:
    remotion, removal
    the act of removing
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