Translation of discovery in Spanish:

discovery

descubrimiento, n.

Pronunciation /dəˈskəv(ə)ri/ /dɪˈskʌv(ə)ri/

nounplural discoveries

  • 1

    (in science, exploration)
    descubrimiento masculine
    • For a reviewer for whom he is a recent discovery, that is excellent news.
    • So they patent their products, which have to be novel and cannot be simply a discovery - that is, simply a bit of nature.
    • I don't know if this is a new discovery, but I've never seen it elsewhere.
    • Pupils have had the chance to travel back in time more than half a century, thanks to an exciting discovery at their school.
    • Whoever comes out with a new discovery first and obtains the patent becomes the sole winner.
    • Such a discovery would have fascinating consequences for the debate on the origins of life on Earth.
    • Here is a discovery that has to be made known to the ophthalmic community in India.
    • I countered this superstition with a serendipitous discovery from my own research.
    • For an oil major such as BP, a discovery of that size would have been significant.
    • You always think of science as being a man in a lab making a discovery, but it's not, it's teamwork.
    • This is a remarkable discovery, assuming it's not a hoax and it really doesn't look so.
    • On the day he met Watson he had not even earned a PhD, let alone made a discovery or a reputation.
    • I don't want to feel completely uninformed of all the scientific discoveries.
    • New discoveries offering new hope for the thousands of children with the condition.
    • Newton and all such thinkers asked questions and came out with path-breaking discoveries.
    • The point is that the amount of new discoveries has fallen dramatically.
    • People are advised to keep any such discoveries in a secure place out of the reach of children and pets and to contact the police immediately.
    • In the past many discoveries have been made in the area, including one of the two Iron Age bronze shields held in the British Museum.
    • The Museum is holding its annual finds day on Sunday to help people searching for an explanation of their discoveries.
    • The Norse discoveries were couched in oral sagas and were dismissed as folklore by those in other cultures.
    • Part of the wonder of this lace construction for us is the process of discovery involved in locating each figure.
    • He believes it happened through a gradual process of scientific discovery.
    • It was a little scary, too, because I knew that it would be an entirely new process of discovery.
    • In this system the process of discovery is channeled from one direct link to the next.
    • As a parent you are in the best position to help them in the process of discovery.
    • Stagecoach workers made the startling discovery after checking inside the box for security reasons.
    • After the startling discovery the woman took the ring back to the police station so the original owner could be found.
    • I've just been through one of those random processions of discovery and loose understanding.
    • The grim discovery of the body was made by a farmer yesterday morning.
    • That process began in the sixteenth century with the voyages of discovery and has gone on accelerating ever since.
    • The discovery of potential terrorists is proof that the process has begun.
    • I think the whole process of acting is a kind of discovery that you go through.
    • This discovery must be one of excitement and pleasure, so the journey of discovery itself is rewarding.
    • Climbers at the bottom of a glacier made another stunning discovery near the crash site.
    • Police officers visited the flat and made the gruesome discovery.
    • Eating always filled us with a sense of adventure and discovery.
    • I've wanted to go down to the Antarctic ever since I was a child and became fascinated by exploration and discovery.
    • A tip from a relative led to discovery of the runaway teen, who was living with a drug dealer.
    • But the human passion for knowledge and discovery, as I've said, always has a downside.
    • But after staying there for a month, she found it was a voyage full of hardship and discovery.
  • 2

    (finding)
    descubrimiento masculine
    she was shocked at the discovery that her son was a drug addict se quedó anonadada al descubrir que su hijo era drogadicto
    • he hid for fear of discovery se escondió por miedo a que lo descubrieran
    • she's Hollywood's newest discovery es el último descubrimiento / la última revelación de Hollywood