uncovering

Definitions

  • the Great Sphinx of GÎzeh Partially Uncovered, And the Pyramid of Khephren
    the Great Sphinx of GÎzeh Partially Uncovered, And the Pyramid of Khephren
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n uncovering the act of discovering something
    • n uncovering the removal of covering
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A leather shoe and several leather shoe soles were uncovered in an early 17th-century well A leather shoe and several leather shoe soles were uncovered in an early 17th-century well

Quotations

  • John Irving
    John Irving
    “Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties.”
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan%20Kundera
    “A novel that does not uncover a hitherto unknown segment of existence is immoral. Knowledge is the novel's only morality.”
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster%20Fuller
    “Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.”
  • Robert J. Mckain
    Robert J. Mckain
    “Strategic planning will help you fully uncover your available options, set priorities for them, and define the methods to achieve them.”

Usage

In literature:

They worked feverishly at the surrounding mass, and uncovered it.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Adventures on Strange Islands" by Roger Thompson Finlay
They are attempting to uncover the weapons by sheer strength of arms.
"Planet of the Damned" by Harry Harrison
This was followed by a rushing noise of canvas, and I found myself in a moment uncovered and gazing at the stars.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Law-abiding citizens should not attempt to uncover all the wrongs that exist, or to right them.
"Mary Louise in the Country" by L. Frank Baum (AKA Edith Van Dyne)
The two men holding his wrists were striking into his uncovered face with their fists.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
You're safe until you have uncovered the treasure.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
My brother uncovered his head, and so proceeded on his way bareheaded; he said he was very warm.
"Debts of Honor" by Maurus Jókai
The guides fell upon their knees, uncovered their heads and prayed to the Virgin in low tones.
"Monte-Cristo's Daughter" by Edmund Flagg
For an hour he stood with his head uncovered watching the little cabin where she lived.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
It was a small oil lamp, with uncovered flame.
"Under the Rebel's Reign" by Charles Neufeld
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In poetry:

The picturesque and shady grove,
Which streamlets hurried by,
Are now uncover'd by the sun;
Full many a stream is dry.
"Catching Speckled Trout" by Thomas Frederick Young
Lo! I uncover the land
Which I hid of old time in the West,
As the sculptor uncovers the statue
When he has wrought his best;
"Boston Hymn" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
"For we have come here to conquer,
As we conquered everywhere;
Uncover, my lads, and ask for
The help that we need, in prayer.
"The Prince Of Anhalt Dessau" by Nora Pembroke
For he had said the veil was drawn
That hid the sacrifice within;
That his eyes had seen the Prophetess
At that uncover'd shrine;
"The Prophetess Of The Oracle Of Seam" by Anne Bannerman
For their souls were all in torment,
While their bodies uncovered lay,
And never a moment's rest was theirs,
Either by night or day.
"The Ballad of Lost Souls" by John Oxenham
"And many a time, he said, he tried
That ne'er-uncover'd face to see:
At eve and more, at noon and night;
But still it could not be !
"The Dark Ladie" by Anne Bannerman

In news:

In uncovering what people would save during a disaster, the author's ' Burning House ' provides an entertaining glimpse into human nature.
In uncovering what people would save during a disaster, the author's 'Burning House' provides an entertaining glimpse into human nature.
Rare film of JFK investigation uncovered.
Staff Photo/Kelli Catana Tara Valachovic, Rebecca Belton and Laura Bridge (from left) help uncover a company road and hut at Pike's Cantonment in Plattsburgh, where American soldiers wintered in 1812-13.
In 2003, authorities uncovered nine meth labs in the area.
Garmin Uncovers G5000H Helicopter Flight Deck .
A restaurant in Pharr racked up high demerits after an inspector found foods uncovered in the freezer along with other health code violations.
Scientists are still uncovering new information about the mechanisms involved.
Nearly 50 years ago, George Buck helped uncover one of the greatest findings in the history of Lennon.
Wildlife Conservation Society, University of Exeter, and the Mexican Government uncover feeding habitats and threats to world's largest ray.
Jerry Brown appointed a retired Marine Corps general on Tuesday to oversee California parks in the wake of a scandal that uncovered $54 million kept hidden from the Legislature.
There is very little in life that isn't worth 99 cents, so you should probably just go ahead and buy David Corn's new e-book, 47 Percent: Uncovering The Romney Video That Rocked The 2012 Election.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No new evidence has been uncovered in the death of Natalie Wood that would point to foul play, authorities said Tuesday.
Thomas Gandy, MD, uncovered a black-and-white world of a century gone by.
As part of their drive to uncover and inspire fresh talent to bring new ideas and new approaches to multiplatform content creation.
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In science:

Ruden and Lin (1986) uncovered the same behavior in numerical simulations of the evolution of the minimum-mass solar nebula.
Ice Lines, Planetesimal Composition and Solid Surface Density in the Solar Nebula
We say that FT is minimal if deleting any clause from it leaves at least one edge of T uncovered.
A Fixed-Parameter Algorithm for Random Instances of Weighted d-CNF Satisfiability
Many qualitative differences have been uncovered between Itˆo and Stratonovich calculus.
SDE in Random Population Growth
If there is no such dot, we will say that x is uncovered.
$\LE$-diagrams and totally positive bases inside the nonnegative Grassmannian
Additionally, the 3D NLTE line formation for C I has not yet been studied due to computational challenges arising from the large number of atomic levels needed to be considered, but given the very substantial 1D NLTE effects uncovered here, such calculations would also be very welcome.
Carbon Abundances of Three Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars from High-Resolution Gemini-S/bHROS Spectra of the 8727A [C I] Line
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