verb (used with object)
- the part of the jamb of a window or door opening between the outer wall surface and the window or door frame.
- the whole jamb of an opening between the outer and inner surfaces of a wall.
Origin of reveal
Examples from the Web for reveal
If the ball gets in the hole, the screen shifts to reveal the next hole.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
King agreed to this arrangement but did not reveal it to his followers.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This reveal is only the latest of several surrounding The Interview.Sony Emails Show How the Studio Plans to Censor Kim Jong Un Assassination Comedy ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The idea is to reveal human nature and behavior with your camera moves.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Boyfriend, a New Orleans-based rapper who prefers not to reveal her real name, gets up from her decaf cafe au lait.
He was not in his cabin, and search of the ship failed to reveal him.The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune|Wilbur Lawton
As she so obviously knew nothing of life, I took pity upon her, I determined to reveal the great secret of it.The Firm of Nucingen|Honore de Balzac
Nevertheless, like the rest of his work, they reveal in some degree his way of regarding the moral world.William Morris|Elizabeth Luther Cary
But our friends did not think it necessary to reveal that she was "la grande Trilby."Trilby|George Du Maurier
The æsthetic philosophy was wearing thin; it had already begun to fray and reveal its essential shabbiness.Modern British Poetry|Various
British Dictionary definitions for reveal
Word Origin for reveal
Word Origin and History for reveal
late 14c., from Old French reveler "reveal" (14c.), from Latin revelare "reveal, uncover, disclose," literally "unveil," from re- "opposite of" (see re-) + velare "to cover, veil," from velum "a veil" (see veil (n.)). Related: Revealed; revealing.