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dis kuh vuh ree

  • n  the act of discovering something
  • n  something that is discovered
  • n  a productive insight
  • 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

  • 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.
  • 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 .
  • 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 .
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  • Barack Obama in guardian.co.uk
    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...
  • Sean Penn in BBC News
    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.
  • Sarah Palin in Times of India
    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...

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