trove

noun
\ˈtrōv \

Definition of trove 

2 : a valuable collection : treasure also : haul, collection

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There are thousands more unconfirmed discoveries, and researchers continue to find new ways to rummage through Kepler’s data trove. Sean O'kane, The Verge, "NASA put its famous planet-hunting telescope to sleep because it’s almost out of fuel," 6 July 2018 The Facebook data-gathering feature, called an API, was a common technique at the time for assembling massive data troves for analysis, including names, hometowns, work histories, religious affiliations and personal preferences. BostonGlobe.com, "FBI, SEC also investigating Facebook and Cambridge Analytica," 3 July 2018 The Facebook data-gathering feature, called an API, was a common technique at the time for assembling massive data troves for analysis, including names, hometowns, work histories, religious affiliations and personal preferences. Elizabeth Dwoskin, The Seattle Times, "Facebook’s disclosures under scrutiny as federal agencies join probe of tech giant’s role in sharing data with Cambridge Analytica," 2 July 2018 One of the newest additions to the neighborhood’s trove of international cuisine is Caribbean Cafe, which opened its doors six months ago on West Woodlawn Avenue. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Haitian food at Caribbean Cafe will transport your taste buds to the small island," 4 Apr. 2018 Prosecutors charged that the hackers breached the computers of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, then stole troves of emails and other records that the Russian government later made public. Brad Heath, USA TODAY, "Mueller: Congressional candidate sought stolen emails from Russian spies in 2016," 13 July 2018 Last month, Facebook, together with the non-profit Social Science Research Council, announced an initiative that will connect independent researchers with Facebook's vast and, until now, largely inaccessible troves of data on human behavior. Robbie Gonzalez, WIRED, "Facebook Is Giving Scientists Its Data to Fight Misinformation," 29 May 2018 Eventually, Clay uncovers the Clubhouse, as it’s called in the third Polaroid, and finds a literal trove of photos of girls being plied with drinks and drugs before being tossed into vulnerable situations with Liberty High School’s baseball players. refinery29.com, "13 Reasons Why Season 2 Is All About Who Owns Stories Of Sexual Assault," 18 May 2018 Three centuries later, in 2004, a storage warehouse in east London burnt down, incinerating Charles Saatchi’s £50m trove of contemporary art by artists including Damien Hirst, Paula Rego and Chris Ofili. The Economist, "The many ways art goes missing," 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of trove

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for trove

short for treasure trove

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