When you take the cover off of a painting, showing it to the public for the very first time, this is an example of a time when you unveil the painting.
verbun·veiled, un·veil·ing, un·veils
- To remove a veil or covering from.
- To disclose; reveal.
- To take off one's veil.
- To reveal oneself.
(third-person singular simple present unveils, present participle unveiling, simple past and past participle unveiled)
- (intransitive) To remove a veil; to reveal one's self.
un- +"Ž veil
- In February, designers unveil their upcoming fall collections, while in September they showcase what is on tap for the following spring.
- It is here that many of the world's best known brands unveil their brand new products and even some prototypes.
- Click there to unveil the code you need to copy and paste in order to post a glimpse of your personality on your personal site.
- There is no question that a celiac's ability to consume oats can unveil a world of cooking and baking options.
- He appears in the original trilogy as the Emperor, but the sequels unveil the layers of his evil persona.