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v. un·cov·ered, un·cov·er·ing, un·cov·ers
1. To remove the cover from: uncovered the saucepan.
2. To manifest or disclose; reveal: uncovered new evidence.
3. To remove the hat from, as in respect or reverence.
1. To remove a cover.
2. To bare the head in respect or reverence.
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|Noun||1.||uncovering - the removal of covering |
cornhusking - the act of removing the husks from ears of corn
|2.||uncovering - the act of discovering something |
tracing - the discovery and description of the course of development of something; "the tracing of genealogies"
espial, spotting, catching, detection, spying - the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
self-discovery - discovering your own individuality
breakthrough - making an important discovery
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
rediscovery - the act of discovering again
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