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reveal

Architect the vertical side of an opening in a wall, esp the side of a window or door between the frame and the front of the wall

Reveal

The visible side of an opening for a window or doorway between the framework and outer surface of the wall; where the opening is not filled with a door or window, the whole thickness of the wall.

reveal

[ri′vēl]
(building construction)
The side of an opening for a door or window, doorway, or the like, between the doorframe or window frame and the outer surface of the wall.
The distance from the face of a door to the face of the frame on the pivot side.

reveal

1. The side of an opening for a door or window, doorway, or the like, between the doorframe or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; where the opening is not filled with the door or window, the whole thickness of the wall.
2. The distance from the face of a door to the face of the frame on the pivot side.
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I rely implicitly on His power, and confide wholly in His goodness: I count the hours till that eventful one arrives which shall restore me to Him, reveal Him to me.
So one beautiful still evening Dickon told the whole story, with all the thrilling details of the buried key and the robin and the gray haze which had seemed like deadness and the secret Mistress Mary had planned never to reveal.
Stryver's mind to enter the bank, and reveal to Mr.
Was there anything about me which would reveal my proceedings in connexion with the Micawber family - all those pawnings, and sellings, and suppers - in spite of myself?
Pip, that the name of the person who is your liberal benefactor remains a profound secret, until the person chooses to reveal it.
But the artistic temperament that they create, or at any rate reveal, is still more to me.
When from dark error's subjugation My words of passionate exhortation Had wrenched thy fainting spirit free; And writhing prone in thine affliction Thou didst recall with malediction The vice that had encompassed thee: And when thy slumbering conscience, fretting By recollection's torturing flame, Thou didst reveal the hideous setting Of thy life's current ere I came: When suddenly I saw thee sicken, And weeping, hide thine anguished face, Revolted, maddened, horror-stricken, At memories of foul disgrace.
To the tender eye of a father or a lover, the first glance would have sufficed to reveal Valentine's condition; but to this hireling, Valentine only appeared to sleep.
He encamped at Barnet, that is to say, within four leagues of the capital, cherished by the parliament, which thought it beheld in him a protector, and awaited by the people, who were anxious to see him reveal himself, that they might judge him.
I just waited for it to be revealed to me, if it were God's will ever to reveal it.
And now, in token of candor, I ask you to reveal to me your chief passion," said the latter.
After listening for several minutes she became convinced that no more than two or three rifles were engaged in the fight, since nothing approximating the sound of a volley reached her ears; but still she hesitated to approach, and at last, determining to take no chance, she climbed into the concealing foliage of a tree beside the trail she had been following and there fearfully awaited whatever might reveal itself.