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Revealment

Definitions

  • Homespun clothes were seldom discarded. The many pins, needles, and thimbles found reveal that mending was a never-ending chore for the busy housewife
    Homespun clothes were seldom discarded. The many pins, needles, and thimbles found reveal that mending was a never-ending chore for the busy housewife
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Revealment Act of revealing.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Archeological explorations revealed that the colonists enjoyed archery. The iron lever shown, known as a “goat’s foot,” was used for setting the string of a light hunting crossbow. It was found 4 miles from Jamestown. showing the use of a “goat’s foot” from _Weapons, A Pictorial History_ by Edwin Tunis Archeological explorations revealed that the colonists enjoyed archery. The iron lever shown, known as a “goat’s...

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: A study revealed that men that were born with a low birth weight were less likely to get married
    • n revealment The act of revealing; revelation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The most senior crayon maker Emerson Moser retired after making 1.4 billion crayons for Crayola. It was then that he revealed that he was actually colorblind
    • Revealment revelation
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Quotations

  • Henry David Thoreau
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    “Humility like the darkness, reveals the heavenly lights.”
  • David Livingstone
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    “All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book.”
  • Kahlil Gibran
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    “No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.”
  • Ovid
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    “In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are.”
  • Leo Buscaglia
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    “Life is uncharted territory. It reveals its story one moment at a time.”
  • George F. Will
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    “A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. reveler (Fr. révéler)—L. revelārere-, back, velāre, to veil—velum, a veil.

Usage

In literature:

The white flame of the lamp was leaping up high and clear, revealing the disorder of the chamber's furnishings.
"A Love Episode" by Emile Zola
Here Abraham had erected his first altar in Canaan to the true God, whom Jesus was about to reveal more perfectly.
"A Life of St. John for the Young" by George Ludington Weed
But considered as the plan of salvation which he revealed, it cannot have progress, for it is perfect.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
Now, when Umballa took her into his house, Kathlyn was determined to reveal her identity.
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
Why did ye reveal yer misfortune, Christian?
"The Return of the Native" by Thomas Hardy
Without ceremony Farnham flung aside a heavy brocaded curtain, glancing inquiringly into the smaller room thus revealed.
"Beth Norvell" by Randall Parrish
The literature of an ancient nation is often referred to as revealing the civilization of the period.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
Killing time as best we could, doing nothing soon began to reveal its ill-effects upon those who, like myself, had always led an active life.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
She revealed so much now that she found that her view of life had a dramatic interest.
"The Shield of Silence" by Harriet T. Comstock
Nothing reveals more an extreme weakness of mind than not to know the misery of a godless man.
"Pascal's Pensées" by Blaise Pascal
The war, like a great searchlight thrown across our individual and national lives, has revealed men and nations to themselves.
"With Our Soldiers in France" by Sherwood Eddy
The scientific analysis of a living body reveals nothing but the action of the mechanical and chemical principles.
"The Breath of Life" by John Burroughs
We merely say that scientific research does not reveal Him to us.
"Westminster Sermons with a Preface" by Charles Kingsley
It was as though Palma had determined to reveal herself at her best to our companion.
"The Fortunate Isles" by Mary Stuart Boyd
Woe is me if you should reveal your mad dreams.
"Jeremiah" by Stefan Zweig
Pure impressionism may reveal truths which no hard, exact picture can render clear to us.
"Expositor's Bible: The Song of Solomon" by Walter Adeney
Thus the people reveal themselves as the "poor in spirit" to whom our Lord directs his first beatitude.
"Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther" by Walter Adeney
When may these secrets be revealed unto me?
"The Eye of Istar" by William Le Queux
She recollected what Steinbach had revealed to her regarding her lady-in-waiting.
"The Great Court Scandal" by William Le Queux
Faith in a revealed doctrine is based on the veracity of God, who reveals it.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur
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In poetry:

What the opened buds reveal
Tells us—Life is flowing;
What the buds, still shut, conceal,
We shall end in knowing.
"To K.M.D." by James Clerk Maxwell
I lean to him I love,
And in the silence say:
"Would thy dear grace reveal thy face,
If love should crave and pray?"
"Death In Life" by Madison Julius Cawein
A thoughtful calm, a quiet grace
In every movement shown,
Reveal her moulded for the place
She may not call her own.
"Agnes" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
And tremulous as morn, when thin
Gold lights begin to glow,
Revealing the bright soul within
As dawn the sun below.
"A Sunset Fantasy" by Victor James Daley
'Tis like a precious gem that lay
Within the earth conceal'd,
Until the mighty orb of day
Its beauties hath reveal'd.
"Love" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
And that thine age may ne'er undo
The labors of thy youth,
Learn this, no superficial view
Hath e'er revealed a truth.
"The Youthful Villager And The Hermit" by James Madison Bell

In news:

The Bloomingdale Trail reveals Chicago's idea of grand city planning.
The study also revealed other impacts such as people who rent their homes would see tax increases.
Bulging bricks revealed a crack in the wall of the federal building about halfway up the 14-story structure that runs the length of several stories.
An MRI exam conducted Tuesday on Andrew Bynum's knees revealed even more problems for the 76ers center, Bynum said.
Reveal special treatment in prison.
A Revealing Look at How the Environmental Health Profession is Evolving at the NEHA 73rd Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition.
Sixth generation of BMW's class-leading vehicle revealed.
Less than 10 days after being fired from a job he held for nearly 46 years, former Penn State coach Joe Paterno revealed Friday he has lung cancer.
Late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner worked as a secret FBI informant, even helping the feds crack a terrorism case, government documents reveal.
Celebrity Nude Video Reveals Celebrities to Be Boring.
Show says their report revealed high levels of arsenic in juice.
Human bones uncovered in 1959 on Santa Rosa Island revealed to archaeologists that people occupied the Channel Islands very early.
Guitarist Lee Ranaldo reveals plans for live album, tour film.
Photo revealing singer's armpit scar may be a sign.
Manager Robin Ventura said the decision could be revealed on Opening Day.
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In science:

As revealed by one-dimensional simulations, the rapid energy release from helium burning reactions makes the initial stages of most bursts convective.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
Further analysis reveals that values of skewness and kurtosis are getting closer to zero after the line removal.
Removing Line Interference from Gravitational Wave Interferometer Data
The BRST construction is important because it reveals that the different representations of the constraint surface can be thought of as being obtained from each other by a canonical transformation in the extended phase space.
A note on topological brane theories
First, they can begin to reveal the topology of the different phases of the ISM, distinguishing between scenarios in which the hot gas is confined in isolated bubbles, is distributed in an interconnected tunnel network, or forms a uniform sea surrounding isolated clouds of warm and cold gas.
The Dynamical Interstellar Medium: Insights from Numerical Models
Type-II supernovae are probably the most important contributors, as revealed by a variety of tests, like those provided by the IR excesses in the light-curve and the extinction of background stars in SN ejecta.
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
IR observations, in particular, revealed the existence of galaxies with IR luminosities and L/M ratios appearently too high to be sustained over their lifetimes (Harwit and Pacini 1975).
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
The differential counts based on these data, shown in Fig. 5, reveal an impressive agreement between so many independent samples.
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
Altogether these results indicate that the history of galaxy long-wavelength emission does probably follow a path similar to that revealed by optical-UV observations, by showing a similar peak activity around z ∼ 1, rather than being confined to the very high-z, as sometimes was suggested.
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
The group-theoretical structure revealed in this way allows us to obtain a new series of conservation laws for the equation describing the electron density evolution in the lowest Landau level.
Integer Quantum Hall Transition and Random SU(N) Rotation
Determination of the acceptance probability at step t + 1 will reveal knowledge about the colors of some subset, call it Dt, of Vt .
The Randomness Recycler: A new technique for perfect sampling
The application of conservation of energy to radioactivity revealed the existence of neutrinos.
How the sun shines
The radiation from radium revealed a previously unknown source of energy.
How the sun shines
No one knows what surprises will be revealed by the new solar neutrino experiments that are currently underway or are planned.
How the sun shines
To study this quantitatively we introduce a parameter c ∈ (0, 2) and define a reversal to be a sequence of spins for which |hσi i(T ) − σi (T = 0)| > c holds; moreover the definition can be applied to both processes separately revealing interesting details.
Ground states versus low-temperature equilibria in random field Ising chains
The radio studies of M82 have revealed a population of compact radio sources (Unger et al., 1984; Kronberg et al., 1985) which were tentatively identified as being either radio supernovae (RSn) or supernova remnants (SNR).
Global VLBI Observations of Compact Radio Sources in M82
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