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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of discover.

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  • adj. discovered or determined by scientific observation

Etymologies

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Examples

  • An attempt to read the label discovered almost a quarter inch of dust on top.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Al Gilbertson I've changed his name discovered it the day after his arrest for manufacturing illegal "blue boxes."

    Slate Magazine

  • It also says "Enero" in tiny print under the title, which I just discovered is Spanish for "it's tits you faggy know-it-all crybaby."

    The Velvet Hot Tub | Freshest Stories

  • Stevie Wonder, whom the label discovered when he was 11; Marvin Gaye, who wanted so much to be a jazz crooner before he came into his own in the late 60's; and, above all, Diana Ross, whom the label put its stake in early on, and who was told so many times that she was a star that she drove off one of the Supremes before quitting to launch a solo career.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • The band and the label discovered they had a mutual admiration for one another, and a new partnership was forged, leading to their 2007 full-length debut.

    ContactMusic Ltd | Latest News

  • In northern Fiji, reporter Louise Rafkin discovered what happens when the power of a rebuilt PC is combined with a lot of determination.

    Secondhand Tech in Fiji Better Business Than Fishing

  • And so, you know, I put an epigraph in the front of the book explaining it, you know, because what I've discovered is that a lot of people don't know what it means.

    Unlikely Friends Color Novel's Deep South

  • SIMON: And among the astonishing things to be discovered is among John Lennon's artistic inspirations was Bing Crosby.

    All We Are Saying: Three Weeks With John Lennon

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  • We were all ready to call one of our wines 'Innuendo', till we discovered that that's the Italian word for 'suppository'.

    Cautiously Raising a Glass to Single-Vineyard Finger Lakes Wines

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