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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.
References in classic literature ?
Be that as it might, the scaffold of the pillory was a point of view that revealed to Hester Prynne the entire track along which she had been treading, since her happy infancy.
But when I revealed to them the calamity in store, and saw how mighty was the terror it did engender, then saw I also that this was the time to strike
The red fire-light glowed on their two bonny heads, and revealed their faces animated with the eager interest of children; for, though he was twenty-three and she eighteen, each had so much of novelty to feel and learn, that neither experienced nor evinced the sentiments of sober disenchanted maturity.
The only Secret contained in this book is revealed midway in the first volume.
The gulf between us was further revealed when, at length coming to our inn, we sat down to dinner.
something that probably at first did not strike you, but that revealed itself to you suddenly?
Nor was it until a month later that careful investigation revealed the fact that the boy had left the train before it pulled out of the station at London, and the cab driver had been found who had driven him to the address of the old Russian, that Tarzan of the Apes realized that Akut had in some way been connected with the disappearance of the boy.
What I now affirm is, that I have a right to speak of these seas, under which, in less than ten months, I have crossed 20,000 leagues in that submarine tour of the world, which has revealed so many wonders.
Thus Iphigenia is revealed to Orestes by the sending of the letter; but another act of recognition is required to make Orestes known to Iphigenia.
Many of his poems leave us with a strange sense of horror which is suggested rather than revealed.
The darkness lasted two hours longer; then by degrees a cold light crept through the Venetian blinds, until at length it revealed the objects in the room.
But as in carrying them into effect they become revealed and known, they are at once obstructed by those men whom he has around him, and he, being pliant, is diverted from them.