- indicating or involving a substance used to reveal the presence of plaque on the teeth by staining the plaque.
Origin of disclosing
- to make known; reveal or uncover: to disclose a secret.
- to cause to appear; allow to be seen; lay open to view: In spring the violets disclose their fragrant petals.
- Obsolete. to open up; unfold.
- Obsolete. disclosure.
Origin of disclose
SynonymsSee more synonyms for disclose on Thesaurus.com
1. show, tell, unveil. See reveal. 2. expose.
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Examples from the Web for disclosing
So it ultimately seems odd to blame these celebs for disclosing personal information when the public is just clamoring for it.Welcome to Generation Overshare: Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift, and the Politics of Self-Disclosure
November 6, 2014
Paxton also has come under fire for not disclosing his ties to a number of nonprofits.Texas’s Other Sam Houston
May 30, 2014
Of course, at about the time they were disclosing their big position, Bitcoin started to crash.Inside the Winklevoss Twins’ New Bitcoin Gambit
July 2, 2013
President Obama did the right thing is disclosing his bundlers.Mitt Romney Should Disclose Big Campaign Donors
April 17, 2012
In short, Williams since late February has been disclosing details of her brief CIA career in 140 characters or less.Lynnae Williams: The CIA Spy Who Tweets
March 29, 2012
At the third jump his hat flew off, disclosing the jagged end of a two-by-four.Chip, of the Flying U
B. M. Bower
I thank you for disclosing your schemes, which I am now prepared for.The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby
Disclosing its contents to him, he despatched him with it to Don Miguel.Captain Blood
She tore the wrappings from the bowls, disclosing the rabbits and the chickens.Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman
Emma Speed Sampson
We determined, however, to be very cautious in disclosing our plans to her.A Jolly Fellowship
Frank R. Stockton
- to make (information) known
- to allow to be seen; lay bare
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Word Origin and History for disclosing
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