- IPA: /ɹəˈviːl/
reveal (plural reveals)
- The outer side of a window or door frame; the jamb.
, The Upper East Side Book:
- The building has a one-story rusticated limestone base and a canopied entrance with a doorman beneath an attractive, rusticated limestone window reveal on the second floor and a very impressive and ornate limestone window reveal on the third floor flanked by female figures.
- (cinematography, comedy) A revelation; an uncovering of what was hidden.
- The comedian had been telling us about his sleep being disturbed by noise. Then came the reveal: he was sleeping on a bed in a department store.
- (chiefly, UK, Australia, NZ, obsolete in the US) The side of an opening for a window, doorway, or the like, between the door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb.
reveal (reveals, present participle revealing; past and past participle revealed)
- (transitive) To uncover; to show and display that which was hidden.
- Light was the wound, the prince's care unknown, / She might not, would not, yet reveal her own.
- (transitive) To communicate that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction.
- (to show) uncover, unfold, unveil; see also Thesaurus:reveal
- (communicate) disclose, divulge; see also Thesaurus:divulge
- French: révéler
- German: enthüllen
- Italian: rivelare, gettare la maschera, uscire allo scoperto, mostrare se stesso
- Portuguese: revelar
- Russian: выявля́ть
- Spanish: revelar, propalar