discovery discovery  /dɪs ˈkə və ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of discovering something
  2. (n) something that is discovered
  3. (n) a productive insight
  4. (n) (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

Usage(s):

  1. Pretrial "discovery," which allows lawyers to search for facts and find out what evidence the other side plans to use, did not begin until 1972.
  2. The discovery earned him the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers' Gordon Bell Prize in 1989, considered the Nobel Prize of computing, and he was later hailed as one .
  3. A PTI cover story on Solving the mysteries of DNA -- The 50th Anniversary: Reliving Watson and Crick's historic discovery; How gene science has changed our lives; And Visions of .

News

  1. Discovery Center kicks off Family Friday series with Schmood Food

    The Discovery Center celebrated its first Family Friday of the season with activities dedicated to food.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WREX-TV Rockford

  2. Discovery Air Q1 14 Earnings Conference Call At 12:00 PM ET

    Discovery Air Q1 14 Earnings Conference Call At 12:00 PM ET
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Discovery Air Inc. announces results for the quarter ended April 30, 2013.

    Discovery Air Inc. announces results for the quarter ended April 30, 2013.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. In signing the executive order, Obama said: "When it comes to stem cell research, rather than furthering discovery, our government has forced into what I believe is a false choice between sound science and moral values. In this case, I believe the...
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "In the last few years there has been a rejuvenation of cinema building worldwide. The Cannes Film Festival has long been the epicentre in the discovery of new waves of film-makers," Penn said.
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Sean Penn Source: BBC News

  3. "The American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of `personal discovery.' This world of threats and dangers is not just a community, and it doesn't just need an organizer," Palin said, a clear reference to Obama's time as a community...
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: Times of India

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