discovery

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. revelation, disclosure; detection, first sight or glimpse; unearthing; find[ing]; invention, innovation. See newness, answer.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act of finding the unknown]
Syn. invention, detection, uncovering, exploration, unearthing, identification, discernment, distinguishing, sensing, distinction, determination, calculation, experimentation, empiricism, feeling, hearing, sighting, spying, espial, descrial, spotting, strike, ascertainment, finding, hitting, learning, striking, disinterring, revelation, locating, serendipity; see also examination 1 .
2. [Something discovered]
Syn. results, findings, find, invention, contrivance, breakthrough, innovation, development, strike, coup, treasure trove, formula, device, design, contraption, machine, process, data, principle, law; see also result .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
finding, uncovering, detection, unearthing, strike, espial, breakthrough.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Something that has been discovered: ascertainment, find, finding, strike. See TEACH.

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