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 for Discoveries
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discovery \Dis*cov"er*y\, n.; pl. Discoveries.
     1. The action of discovering; exposure to view; laying open;
        showing; as, the discovery of a plot.
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     2. A making known; revelation; disclosure; as, a bankrupt is
        bound to make a full discovery of his assets.
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              In the clear discoveries of the next [world].
                                                    --South.
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     3. Finding out or ascertaining something previously unknown
        or unrecognized; as, Harvey's discovery of the circulation
        of the blood.
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              A brilliant career of discovery and conquest.
                                                    --Prescott.
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              We speak of the "invention" of printing, the
              discovery of America.                 --Trench.
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     4. That which is discovered; a thing found out, or for the
        first time ascertained or recognized; as, the properties
        of the magnet were an important discovery.
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     5. Exploration; examination. [Obs.]
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