by serendipity; by unexpected good fortune
An unsought, unintended, and/or unexpected, but fortunate, discovery and/or learning experience that happens by accident.
good, beneficial, favorable
‘The weather was serendipitous for our vacation.’;
A combination of events which are not individually beneficial, but occurring together to produce a good or wonderful outcome.
being lucky in making unexpected and furtunate discoveries
good luck in making unexpected and fortunate discoveries
occurring or discovered by chance in a happy or beneficial way
‘a serendipitous encounter’;
the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way
‘a series of small serendipities’; ‘a fortunate stroke of serendipity’;
Serendipity is an unplanned fortunate discovery. Serendipity is a common occurrence throughout the history of product invention and scientific discovery.