n. 发现; 发现的事物/人
If someone makes a discovery, they become aware of something that they did not know about before.
I felt I'd made an incredible discovery.
...the discovery that both his wife and son are HIV positive.
If someone makes a discovery, they are the first person to find or become aware of a place, substance, or scientific fact that no one knew about before.
In that year, two momentous discoveries were made.
...the discovery of the ozone hole over the South Pole...
If someone makes a discovery, they recognize that an actor, musician, or other performer who is not well-known has talent.
His job is the discovery and promotion of new artists.
When the discovery of people or objects happens, someone finds them, either by accident or as a result of looking for them.
...the discovery and destruction by soldiers of millions of marijuana plants.
1. the act of discovering something
2. something that is discovered
3. a productive insight
4. (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
His discovery extinguished the achievements of his colleague.
The first mention of the discovery appeared in an article last year.
He knows that he had made a real discovery.
他知道他已经发现了一件真正的珍品. (makeareal discovery发现 了一件真正的珍品)
This is a new discovery that had a number of industrial applications.
The discovery of distillation is usually accredited to the Arabs of the 11 th century.