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  • n. The act of rediscovering
  • n. A second or subsequent discovery of the same thing

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A discovering again or afresh: as, the rediscovery of Encke′ s comet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of discovering again


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  • This rediscovery is a good thing, extending the palette of our palates.

    The Bitter Beginning

  • Eventually Hadar located the man — and the whole fascinating journey of these pieces, from their creation to their rediscovery, is told in this book.

    2007 April :

  • While other archaeologists burrow deep within the Pyramid of the Moon to discover the secrets of the pre-Aztec civilization of Teotihuacan, Valerie Magar, a conservator for Mexico's Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, labors with excavated material in a process best described as a rediscovery, stripping away the damage well-meaning archaeologists have done to the site's 1,500-year-old murals.

    Reviving a Radiant Canvas

  • The show, which is billed as a "rediscovery" of Johnson's music, follows a 1930s Harlem mover and shaker named George, who befriends a stranger who may not be what she seems.

    A Harlem Hero Gets a Tune-Up

  • Recalling that from early recorded history the sphere has represented an idealized form of the universe, it is understandable, particularly in light of the late quattrocento "rediscovery" of Plato and Plotinus, that the pearl embodied notions of perfection, unity, and purity in miniature.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • The 'rediscovery' of America by Columbus still will necessitate another 500 years to be verified scientifically.

    Columbus' 'discovery' of America: the greatest hoax of all times?

  • In the comments is a link to a story about the "rediscovery" of 300 unpublished works by Mendelssohn.


  • Yet one of the themes of Bard's Prokofiev "rediscovery" is illustrated on the cover of this year's program, a handsome photograph of the natty young composer striding along a Chicago street during his sojourn in America.

    Prokofiev and His World

  • Argent by the Tiber: Pope lauds "rediscovery" of Eucharistic adoration skip to main

    Pope lauds "rediscovery" of Eucharistic adoration

  • And then, they go on to speculate that "in these modern human quadrupeds, we are indeed seeing the 'rediscovery' of something very like the quadrupedal gait used by our ancestors."

    Archive 2006-03-01


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