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discovery

 
Noun discovery has 4 senses
  1. discovery, find, uncovering - the act of discovering something
    --1 is a kind of deed, feat, effort, exploit
    --1 has particulars:
     detection, catching, espial, spying, spotting; self-discovery; breakthrough; determination, finding; rediscovery
    Derived forms: verb discover5, verb discover1, verb discover7, verb discover2, verb discover3, verb discover4
  2. discovery - something that is discovered
    --2 is a kind of
    disclosure, revelation, revealing
    Derived forms: verb discover5, verb discover1, verb discover7, verb discover2, verb discover6, verb discover3, verb discover4
  3. discovery, breakthrough, find - a productive insight
    --3 is a kind of insight, brainstorm, brainwave
    Derived forms: verb discover1, verb discover7, verb discover2, verb discover3, verb discover4
  4. discovery - (law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case
    --4 is a kind of
    disclosure, revelation, revealing
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