There are 2 definitions of reveal in English:

reveal1

Line breaks: re¦veal
Pronunciation: /rɪˈviːl
 
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verb

[with object]

noun

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  • (In a film or television programme) a final revelation of information that has previously been kept from the characters or viewers: the big reveal at the end of the movie answers all questions
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    • Every week promised a new pairing, a bitter feud, and a shocking reveal (usually in the last few minutes) that changed everything for the characters.
    • The pacing works especially well, with the big big reveal of Chucky's true nature coming at about the halfway point.
    • The big reveal in the last episode was anticlimactic: oh boy, a minor character we don't remotely care about is a traitor!

Derivatives

revealable

adjective
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  • In this paper we present a new sealed-bid auction scheme using the sequentially revealable commitment by the chain of one-way functions.
  • Fig. 1 is a plan view of a sheet of paper on which has been impressed a revealable concealed identifier pattern in accordance with the invention.
  • How do UV-revealable messages work?

revealer

noun
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  • On one hand a mirror can be a powerful revealer of truth - reflecting back an image unbiased by preconceived notions of appearance.
  • As celebrated in their own eyes, these are always the true, the fearless, and the incorruptible revealers of corruption.
  • ‘The satirist is both revealer and concealer,’ he added.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French reveler or Latin revelare, from re- 'again' (expressing reversal) + velum 'veil'.

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There are 2 definitions of reveal in English:

reveal2

Line breaks: re¦veal
Pronunciation: /rɪˈviːl
 
/

noun

  • Either side surface of an aperture in a wall for a door or window.
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    • A flush finishing metal door/window frame is provided for a reveal of an opening in a wall that has a pair of oppositely positioned wall board sheets.
    • The reveal will give your doorjamb a cleaner, more finished look.
    • Align the mitered end of the head casing with the corner of the reveal, and mark the point where the far end meets the reveal.

Origin

late 17th century: from obsolete revale 'to lower', from Old French revaler, from re- 'back' + avaler 'go down, sink'.

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