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Noun
/disˈkəvərē/,
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discoveries, plural;
  1. The action or process of discovering or being discovered
    • - the discovery of the body
    • - he made some startling discoveries
  2. A person or thing discovered
    • - the drug is not a new discovery
  3. The compulsory disclosure, by a party to an action, of relevant documents referred to by the other party


  1. the act of discovering something
  2. a productive insight
  3. (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
  4. ascertained: discovered or determined by scientific observation; "variation in the ascertained flux depends on a number of factors"; "the discovered behavior norms"; "discovered differences in achievement"; "no explanation for the observed phenomena"
  5. Discovery! is the debut album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd released on the Columbia label featuring performances by Lloyd with Don Friedman, Eddie Khan, Roy Haynes, Richard Davis, and J.C. Moses. ...
  6. Discovery was a 20-ton "fly-boat" of the British East India Company, launched before 1602.
  7. Discovery was a television program geared towards children and teenagers, produced by ABC News. The program began in the fall of 1962 as a weekday series, and was later moved to Sunday mornings. The program was hosted by actor/announcer Frank Buxton and actress/vocalist Virginia Gibson. ...
  8. Discovery is the American indie rock, electronic, funk recording project of Rostam Batmanglij the keyboardist from Vampire Weekend and Wes Miles the vocalist from Ra Ra Riot, friends who began recording together in the summer of 2005.
  9. Discovery is a dessert apple cultivar.
  10. Discovery is a Canadian documentary television series which aired on CBC Television from 1962 to 1963.
  11. Something discovered; The discovering of new things; A pre-trial phase in which evidence is gathered; Materials revealed to the opposing party during the pre-trial phase in which evidence is gathered
  12. (Discovered) A person or object on stage when the curtain goes up.
  13. (Discoveries) (e.g., augmented repetitions);
  14. (Discovering) old and new treasures since 1988
  15. The period after a lawsuit commences in which the parties exchange information and documents, depose each other's witnesses, and facilitate the analysis of employee data and preparation of expert reports.
  16. The gathering of information (facts, documents, or testimony) before a case goes to trial. Discovery is done in many ways, such as through depositions, interrogatories, or requests for admissions. It can also be done through independent investigation or by talking with the other side’s lawyer.
  17. This phase doesn't always come after activation, but it usually does. When a virus is detected and isolated, it is sent to the International Computer Security Association in Washington, D.C., to be documented and distributed to anti-virus developers. ...
  18. The process through which parties to an action are allowed to obtain relevant information known to other parties or nonparties before trial.
  19. A process lawyers use to find out information about a case.
  20. The process of polling a ZigBee device or network to find out information. For example, you can use an Analyzer and hardware that supports Active Analysis to discover the topology of a network that has already formed.
  21. Term for methods of obtaining evidence in advance of trial; includes interrogatories, depositions and inspection of documents.
  22. A period of fact finding, which occurs after a lawsuit is filed and normally before parties have an arbitration or trial.  During discovery, parties to the lawsuit seek information from each other about their claims or defenses and facts that are relevant to the case. ...
  23. Procedures used to obtain disclosure of evidence before trial.
  24. The phase of the case where the parties seek relevant information from each other. This can be accomplished in a variety of methods, such as an exchange of documents, depositions, interrogatories and request for admissions.
  25. Part of the pre-trial litigation process during which each party requests relevant information and documents from the other side in an attempt to "discover" pertinent facts.