discovered discovered  /dɪs ˈkə vərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) discovered or determined by scientific observation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He was unfathomably profound the genius among geniuses who discovered, merely by thinking about it, that the universe was not as it seemed.
  2. Until she discovered a secret weapon: if she applied a strip of glue to her eyelids, her eyes became wider, rounder, prettier.
  3. The area is well known for several minor painted caves and is a spelunker's paradise, but something that big would have been discovered long ago.

News

  1. ‘Invasive’ mosquito discovered in Madera

    Author(s):  Mark Smith A day-biting species of mosquito not native to the state was discovered in Madera earlier this month, and officials urged residents to practice preventative measures as they work to eliminate it. Leonard Irby, district manager for the Madera County Mosquito and Vector Control District, said the yellow fever mosquito (aedes aegypti) is the first non-native species he’s seen ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Madera Tribune

  2. Ruins of big Maya city discovered in remote jungle

    An entire Maya city full of pyramids and palatial complexes has been discovered in a remote jungle in southeastern Mexico, archaeologists report.Covered in thick vegetation, the ruins were found in Campeche, a province in the western Yucatán peninsula that's littered with Maya complexes and artifacts. The newfound site is dubbed Chactún, and it stretches over roughly 54 acres (22 hectares ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Researchers May Have Discovered More Accurate Way To Diagnose HIV

    Government researchers may have discovered a more accurate way to diagnose hiv infections.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KREX-TV Grand Junction

Quotes

  1. "I have enjoyed six years at Valencia, they discovered me as a footballer and they will always be a special club for me," he told the City website. "The time is right for me to seek a new challenge, and I am thrilled about playing in England...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: David Silva Source: AFP

  2. "So far, Americans who have filed their taxes have discovered that the average refund is up nearly ten percent this year -to an all-time high of about $3,000," Obama said. "This is due in large part to the Recovery Act."
    on Apr 10, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Politico

  3. "I talked to Jeremy on the phone, and he told me that he discovered that he had a very high level of mercury. So my understanding is that he is leaving show business to pursue a career as a thermometer," he told Daily Variety.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: David Mamet Source: TheImproper.com

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