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Rediscovery   /ridɪskˈəvri/   Listen

The act of discovering again.

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"Rediscovery" Quotes from Famous Books

... On some occasions it appeared perfectly straight, at others very irregular; but, what is very remarkable, although two such accurate observers as Lohrmann and Madler frequently scrutinised the region, neither of them saw a trace of this object; and but for its rediscovery by Schmidt in 1862, its existence would certainly have been ignored by selenographers as a mere figment of Gruithuisen's too lively imagination. Dr. Klein has frequently seen this rill with great distinctness, and at other times sought for it in vain; though ...
— The Moon - A Full Description and Map of its Principal Physical Features • Thomas Gwyn Elger

... important—couldn't maintain the status quo. For example, Irwadi's form of government might have to be changed. At present, an autocratic bureaucracy with no one man at the top. Ultimately, after the rediscovery of proto-man's ...
— Equation of Doom • Gerald Vance

... Labour Party way, and that all who would not walk in it should be treated as alien enemies. If Socialism is only to be achieved by the making of Socialists, as Mr. Wells announced with all the emphasis of a rediscovery, no doubt the local societies achieved some Socialism, since they made some members. If Socialism is to be attained by the making of Socialist measures, doubtless they accomplished a little by their influence on local administration. Organisation for political ...
— The History of the Fabian Society • Edward R. Pease

Words linked to "Rediscovery" :   rediscover, find, discovery, uncovering

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