accidental discovery

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English-Russian dictionary of Oil Industry. 2014.

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  • accidental discovery — /æksədɛntl dəsˈkʌvri/ (say aksuhdentl duhs kuvree) noun a discovery made by accident in the course of some other undertaking …   Australian English dictionary

  • Discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation — Bell Labs Horn Antenna in Crawford Hill, NJ In 1965 while using the Horn Antenna, Penzias and Wilson stumbled on the microwave background radiation that permeates the universe. This article concerns the accidental discovery of cosmic microwave… …   Wikipedia

  • accidental vein — An imprecise term that refers generally to a continuous body of a mineral or mineralized rock filling a seam other than the principal vein that led to the discovery of the mining claim or location. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American… …   Law dictionary

  • accidental — accidental, casual, fortuitous, contingent, incidental, adventitious. The last five of these words are synonyms of accidental but not always of one another. Accidental denotes simply either happening by chance {an accidental meeting} or not of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • accidental vein — principal vein, original vein, primary vein, secondary vein, accidental vein, incidental vein The terms principal, original, and primary, as well as secondary, accidental, and incidental, have all been employed to describe the different veins… …   Black's law dictionary

  • discovery — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, important, major, significant ▪ potentially the biggest scientific discovery for fifty years ▪ startling, surprising …   Collocations dictionary

  • accidental — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ completely, entirely, purely ▪ almost Accidental is used with these nouns: ↑bombing, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Pre-Columbian Discovery of America —     Pre Columbian Discovery of America     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pre Columbian Discovery of America     Of all the alleged discoveries of America before the time of Columbus, only the bold voyages of exploration of the fearless Vikings to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Alternative theory of the European discovery of Brazil — The received view of historians is that the Portuguese explorer and navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral was the first European to discover Brazil, in April 22, 1500, blown westwards to the Brazilian coast while navigating to the Cape of Good Hope, en… …   Wikipedia

  • serendipity — Accidental discovery; in science, finding one thing while looking for something else, as in Fleming s discovery of penicillin. [coined by Horace Walpole and relates to The Three Princes of Serendip, fr. alternate spelling of Serendib, ancient… …   Medical dictionary

  • Serendipity — is the effect by which one accidentally discovers something fortunate, especially while looking for something else entirely. The word has been voted as one of the ten English words that were hardest to translate in June 2004 by a British… …   Wikipedia


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