- verb to show or mention something which was hidden
- verb to bring something to view
- The side of an opening in a wall for a window or door.
- Reveal is the depth of exposure of aggregate in an exposed aggregate finish. See also exposed-aggregate finish.
Origin & History of “reveal”
something is etymologically to ‘unveil’ it. The word
comes via Old French reveler from
‘unveil, disclose’, a compound verb
formed from the prefix re
- ‘back’ (in the sense
‘reverting to a former
condition’) and vēlum
of English veil