noun, plural dis·cov·er·ies.
Related formsnon·dis·cov·er·y, noun, plural non·dis·cov·er·ies.pre·dis·cov·er·y, noun, plural pre·dis·cov·er·ies.re·dis·cov·er·y, noun, plural re·dis·cov·er·ies.self-dis·cov·er·y, noun, plural self·-dis·cov·er·ies.
Examples from the Web for discovery
In fact, I wrote 212 pages of a novel called The Discovery of Sex that was bought, and I pulled it.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The longtime pals—and co-stars of The Interview—stripped down and tried to survive on the Discovery Channel reality series.James Franco and Seth Rogen Get ‘Naked and Afraid’… And It’s Hilarious|Marlow Stern|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rice had received this video in discovery during his criminal case, but it had not been aired publicly, as had the first video.
Much has been said about Stuxnet in the years since its discovery.
He also believes in aliens, which he divulged on the Discovery Channel special Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking.The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse Claims|Marlow Stern|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By midnight he would be fairly safe from the fear of discovery.The Shrieking Pit|Arthur J. Rees
We therefore set sail and left for Portugal, greatly rejoicing at our good fortune in having made so great a discovery.
I placed it on the grass some distance away, while the Emperor followed me, utterly astounded at the discovery.The Secrets of Potsdam|William Le Queux
For this and his former work the name of Davy ought for ever to be inseparably united with the discovery of chemical electricity.The Royal Institution|Bence Jones
The house being empty, she procured the keys from the landlord, and proceeded on a voyage of discovery alone.There is no Death|Florence Marryatt